The City of Marvels

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988 - Fiction - 418 pages
In 1886 Onofre Bouvila arrives in Barcelona to begin his career as anarchist, salesman, burglar, filmmaker, and commercial-political deal maker, a career that parallels Barcelona's growth into a World's Fair city

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User Review  - Miguelnunonave - LibraryThing

Starts off promisingly but soon becomes rather annoying. The protagonist is a rather repellent character. It's a good satire, though it's not awesome. Witty enough description of social and economic ... Read full review

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I have a feeling that Mendoza is better known in Europe than in North America. I have already read four of his books, none of which has been published here I don’t think. The three were on a lighter ... Read full review


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