Summary of the book:
“What is bullfighting?” I did not laugh, I thought Joselito knew it and I saw how a bull killed him. “
From this experience, Don Gregorio Corrochano addresses this essay, based on what he saw the great bullfighters of his time doing and what others who were born before him saw. As in bullfighting you never know, if what you say – or what you do – is true, you let yourself be guided by the “wise experience” of those who, like Pepe Hillo, Paquiro or Joselito himself watered Hell with their blood .
This book was not written to give magisterial lessons to the bullfighters. The bullfighter has his best teacher in the bull. This reflection is aimed at the public, the amateur who likes to get acquainted with what it is to fight, so that he can decipher the corrida and discover the inexhaustible nuances of the fight.
A book like this, which is still the memories of a spectator that Joselito’s death allowed him to unveil the easements and greatness of bullfighting, will allow the veteran fan to recover the flavor of a past that surely was better, and the first-timer, Address the fight with the assurance that you will get the most out of that initiatory experience.