A Light Comedy by Eduardo Mendoza

"A Light Comedy" is a humorous tale set in Barcelona during the 1940s, centered around a middle-aged woman who, after losing everything in the Civil War, uses her wits and cunning to survive. She turns her apartment into a boarding house for single ladies, but when the business starts to falter, she decides to concoct a plan to marry a rich American. The novel is filled with a colorful cast of characters, and is a satirical commentary on the social and political climate of the time.

The 4476th greatest book of all time


Published
1996
Nationality
Spanish
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Spanish

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