The Manuscript Found in Saragossa
A literary masterpiece by a Polish traveller, aristocratic adventurer, political activist, ethnographer and publisherAlphonse, a young Walloon officer, is travelling to join his regiment in Madrid in 1739. But he soon finds himself mysteriously detained at a highway inn in the strange and varied company of thieves, brigands, cabbalists, noblemen, coquettes and gypsies, whose stories he records over sixty-six days. The resulting manuscript is discovered some forty years later in a sealed casket, from which tales of characters transformed through...
- ASIN: 0140445803
- Brand: Penguin Classics