Gonzalo Torrente Ballester

Gonzalo Torrente Ballester

El rey pasmado El rey pasmado

El rey pasmado / King Amaz'd

Short stories and novellas , 1988


A modern day classic which has already been turned into a film in its native Spain, a rip-roaring tale of royal gossip, natural and national disasters, political and religious intrigue set amidst the pomp and splendour of the seventeenth-century Spanish court.