Benito Pérez Galdós
Birth date: May 10, 1843
Died: January 04, 1920
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bookshelves: published-1884, spain, group-read, winter-20142015, tbr-busting-2015, classic, lit-richer, under-500-ratings, epic-proportions, paper-read, families, women, madrid, roman-catholic, period-piece, victorian, historical-fiction, cousin-love Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Wanda Read from No...
Reconozco que este episodio se me ha hecho más pesado que los anteriores, tal vez porque tiene muchísima carga de datos históricos (al fin y al cabo, es lo que son estas novelas) y porque tampoco soy demasiado fan de las narraciones de batallas. El estilo de Galdós desde luego ayuda a avanzar y a qu...
According to a woman named Ana, this is a great introduction to Galdos; one of his best, and much shorter than Fortuna Y Jacinta.
Galdos is the Spanish Dickens, and this seems like a decent choice. (Open to other suggestions, but not Fortuna y Jacinta; I ain't got time to read War & Peace again, man.)
Vivid picture of Madrid society. Terrifying how they all have to extract the maximum advantage from everyone they know. I would hate to have to live like that. Great book.