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El Buscón: one of my favourite books Sep 17, 1996
El Buscón is one of the best "novelas picarescas". The guest is a "pícaro" (grifter) called Don Pablos, who tells his life. Don Pablos meets many people who is so grifter as him, but they were priest, noblemen,...
Quevedo wrote this book when he was very young, but it has a lot of metaphors and other stilistic recurses. He mixed words with many meanings, playing with these meanings.
Quevedo tried to critize the Spanish people, and he is very hard with some people.
I recommend this book because is very funny and because it tells many things about the live in Spain in those years