Mazurka For Two Dead Men, by Camilo Jose Cela

Hardcover in Good Condition

 

A New York Times Best Book of the Year

 

Nobel Prize Laureate  


Mazurka for Two Dead Men, the culmination of Camilo José Cela‘s literary art, opens in 1936 at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War: Lionheart Gamuzo is savagely murdered. In 1939, as the war ends, his brother avenges his death. For both deaths, the blind accordion player Gaudencio plays the same mazurka. Set in backward rural Galicia, Cela’s excellent novel portrays a reign of fools, and works like contrapuntal music, its themes calling and responding, alternately brutal, melancholy, funny, lyrical, and coarse.

Mazurka For Two Dead Men, by Camilo Jose Cela

SKU: 10-259
$8.50Price

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