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Translated by Patricia McGowan and Ann Stevens
RRP: GBP 29.99
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Price: GBP 26.99
ISBN: 978 1 857546 08 8
Categories: 19th Century, Portuguese
Imprint: Aspects of Portugal
Published: March 2002
216 x 134 x 27 mm
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Also available in: Hardback
Carlos, heir to a notable fin-de-siècle Lisbon family, aspires to serve his fellow men as a doctor, in the arts and politics. But Lisbon society is so subject to international pressures that he cannot succeed and declines into amiable dilletantism. Hailed as a masterpiece in the Paris of Flaubert, Balzac and Zola, this remains Eça's most popular novel.
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