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Mazurka for Two Dead Men (Paperback)

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    Mazurka for Two Dead Men, the culmination of Camilo Jos 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.
    Product Details
    ISBN: 9780811228251
    ISBN-10: 0811228258
    Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
    Publication Date: December 25th, 2018
    Pages: 320
    Language: English