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Author: Max Aub
Publisher: Fondo de Cultura Economica
Place: Mexico D. F.
Publication Date: 1954
Genre: Novel
Composition Date: 4/1954-5/1954
Language: Spanish
First published in Spain: 1971 (censored)
Keywords: Civil War
Class conflict
Galdosian story of the impossible relationship between a bourgeois young man and a working class girl from Madrid, set between the 1920s and the end of the Spanish Civil War. The story ends in tragedy, despite the young man's good intentions to rescue the girl and save his own family besides.