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Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio
The Adventures of the Ingenious Alfanhui

(Industrias y andanzas de Alfanhuí)

Literary Fiction

  • Published: 09/04/2015
  • ISBN: 9788490627204
  • 168 pages

This first novel by Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio is locatedsomewhere between magical realism and the Spanishpicaresque tradition, almost a counterculture Little PrinceIndustrias y andanzas de Alfanhuí chronicles a voyage filled with fantasy, magic, surrealelements and adventures undertaken by a boy withyellow eyes.

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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  • English (Worldwide): Dedalus