Abel Sánchez by Miguel de Unamuno

The book is a profound exploration of envy and its corrosive effects on the human soul, told through the lifelong rivalry between two friends. The protagonist, whose artistic ambitions and personal happiness are overshadowed by his obsessive jealousy of his friend's success and innate talent, descends into a destructive spiral of resentment. This dark passion not only poisons his own life but also impacts those around him, leading to tragic consequences. The narrative delves deep into the psychological complexities of its characters, offering a timeless meditation on the nature of envy and the human condition.

The 1893rd greatest book of all time


Published
1917
Nationality
Spanish
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
31,000
Original Language
Spanish

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