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Dona Barbara [Spanish] free pdf Published for the first time in 1929, this classic of Venezuelan and Latin American literature--now in a TV tie-in edition--narrates the passionate love triangle between Santos Luzardo, Doa Brbara, and her daughter Marisela. What results is a struggle between good and evil, civilization and barbarism, and the world of yesterday versus tomorrow.

About Romulo Gallegos

Romulo Gallegos was born in Caracas into a family of humble origin. He began his work as a schoolteacher, writer, and journalist in 1903. His novel "Dona Barbara" was first published 1929, and as a result was forced to flee Venezuela since he criticized the military regime at the time. He took refuge in Spain, where he continued to write: his acclaimed novels "Cantaclaro" (1934) and "Canaima" (1935) date from this period. He returned to Venezuela in 1936 and served in a variety of senior positions in the government. In 1947 he ran for the presidency of the republic, won the election, took office in February 1948, and was overthown by a military coup d'etat the following November. He took refuge first in Cuba and then in Mexico. He was able to return to Venezuela in 1958. He was appointed a Senator for life, awarded the National Literature Prize, and elected to the Venezuelan Academy of the Language (the correspondent agency in Venezuela of the Spanish Royal Academy). The Romulo Gallegos International Novel Prize was created in his honor in 1964, with the first award being made in 1967. He died in Caracas on on April 7, 1969."

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Author : Romulo Gallegos
Publisher : Vintage Books USA
Data Published : 01 September 2008
ISBN : 0307472302
EAN : 9780307472304
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 358 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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