Centre for the Study of Hispanic Exile

Mosén Millán (Réquiem por un campesino español)

Author: Ramón J. Sender
Publisher: Aquelarre
Place: Mexico D. F.
Publication Date: 1953
Genre: Novel
Other Publication Details: After 1960 the novel is re-titled Réquiem por un campesino español.
Language: Spanish
First published in Spain: 1974
Keywords: Catholic Church
Civil War
Rural society
The book tells the story of a priest preparing to give the funeral of a young peasant, known to him since childhood, killed by a group of falangists after the outbreak of the Civil War. The priest, responsible for the victim's capture, now tries to placate his feelings of guilt.