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La saga/fuga de J. B. (Narrativa (Punto de Lectura)) [Paperback]

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Recipient of the 1972 Premio de la Critica and Ciudad de Barcelona, La saga/fuga de J. B. is the first volume of the 'Fantastic Trilogy' It tells the story of Castroforte del Baralla, an imaginary city whose inhabitants, confronted with its myth and fantasy, are forced to debate between tradition and the unreal. The unveiling of the secrets and lies that have sustained one thousand years of history provide a shrewd and ironic portrait of modern-day society. Description in Spanish: La saga/fuga de J. B. es la historia de una ciudad imaginaria, Castroforte del Baralla, un lugar donde el mito y la fantasia hacen que sus habitantes se debatan entre la irrealidad y la tradicion. Con la misteriosa desaparicion de las reliquias del Cuerpo Santo, en la ciudad cunde el panico: perdera su historia y su origen sagrado? Jose Bastida, un profesor pobre y poco agraciado, recompone mil anos de historia de Castroforte, y desvela los secretos y las mentiras que la han sustentado. Un retrato ironico y sagaz de nuestra sociedad. Primera parte de la despues llamada triloga fantstica de Torrente Ballester, esta obra impactante y rompedora recibio el Premio de la Critica y el Ciudad de Barcelona en 1972.

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Pages   871
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1.25" Width: 5" Height: 7.25"
Weight:   1.1 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 30, 2007
Publisher   Punto De Lectura
ISBN  8466320520  
ISBN13  9788466320528  

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