El amante bilingüe

El amante bilingüe / The Bilingual Lover

Novel , 1990


Pages: 224

An accurate and ironic portrayal of social contrasts during Catalonia’s period of greatest openness and revival of the Catalan language. Juan Marés cannot accept that his wife has left him. To reconquer this lovely lady of the upper-middle class, he decides to pass himself off as a southern Spanish immigrant named Faneca, and approach her with new manly airs.