Great Spanish Stories

Margaret Jull Costa


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Penguin Books Ltd
11 January 2024
ISBN: 9780241662199
208 pages

From the publisher

A riveting selection of short stories in Spanish alongside their English translations
This new dual-language edition of ten stories selected from The Penguin Book of Spanish Short Stories celebrates some of the very best twentieth-century literature from Spain. Each story appears in Spanish alongside an expert English translation, providing unique cultural insight and literary inspiration for language learners. Ranging from a poignant tale of betrayal to a darkly humorous exchange between wedding guests, this captivating collection includes works from authors such as Leopoldo Alas (Clarin), Cristina Fernandez Cubas, Medardo Fraile, Carmen Martin Gaite, Karmele Jaio, Carmen Laforet, Javier Marias, Carme Riera, Manuel Rivas, and Esther Tusquets.