Galdoz’s four-part Fortunata and Jacinta (1886-7), the masterpiece among his almost 80 novels, tells the turbulent story of two women, their husbands and their lovers, set against the intricate web of dynastic alliances and class contrasts of Madrid in the 1870s.
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Published by Penguin Classics Mar 07, 1989| 848 Pages| ISBN 9780140433050