According to the fanciful vision of Carlos Fuentes in Terra Nostra, Philip II of Spain - who ordered the Spanish Armada - cloistered himself in the sprawling palace-tomb complex at El Escorial, which Lorca once described as “the sad place from which all the cold rains in the Earth come.”
(Philip II Holding a Rosary by Alonso Sanchez Coello, 1573)

According to the fanciful vision of Carlos Fuentes in Terra Nostra, Philip II of Spain - who ordered the Spanish Armada - cloistered himself in the sprawling palace-tomb complex at El Escorial, which Lorca once described as “the sad place from which all the cold rains in the Earth come.”

(Philip II Holding a Rosary by Alonso Sanchez Coello, 1573)