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Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio
The Jarama River

(El Jarama)

Literary Fiction

  • Published: 09/04/2015
  • ISBN: 9788490627198
  • 472 pages

El Jarama is Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio’s masterpieceand a milestone of post-war social realism. Theprotagonists only want to enjoy the day at theshores of the Jarama River, but tragedy intrudeswhen a girl in the group drowns. Their ordinarylives will continue, yet nothing will ever be the sameagain. Only the waters of the Jarama River remainimperturbable.

About the author

Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio’s first book was The Adventures of the Ingenious Alfanhui. He published Y el corazón calienteDientes, pólvoraFebreroLas semanas del jardínThe JaramaRiverEl testimonio de Yarfoz and the short-storycollection El Geco. He was awarded the Cervantes Prize and in 2009, the National Prize for SpanishLetters, both in recognition of his lifetimeachievements.

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  • Macedonia: ARS Studio