Excerpt from The Strange Friend of Tito GilAt the time our story opens, he was about nineteen years of age the son, nephew, grand nephew, cousin and Heaven knows what , to the best of the old Court shoemakers.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Download The Strange Friend of Tito Gil (Classic Reprint) – heartforum.co.uk
Pedro Antonio de Alarc n y Ariza was a 19th century Spanish novelist, author of the novel El Sombrero de Tres Picos The Three Cornered Hat, 1874 The story is an adaptation of a popular tradition and provides a lively picture of village life in Alarc n s native region of Andalusia It was the basis for Hugo Wolf s opera Der Corregidor 1897 and Manuel de Falla s ballet The Three Cornered Hat 1919.Alarc n wrote another popular short novel, El capit n Veneno Captain Poison , 1881 He produced four other full length novels One of these novels, El esc ndalo The Scandal , 1875 , became noted for its keen psychological insights Alarc n also wrote three travel books and many short stories and essays.Alarc n was born in Guadix, near Granada In 1859, he served in a Spanish military operation in Morocco He gained his first literary recognition with A Witness Diary of the African War 1859 1860 , a patriotic account of the campaign.
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