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Hive, the (1953) [Novel]
by Camilo Josť Cela Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Banned for many years by the Franco regime, Cela's masterpiece presents a panoramic view of the degredation and suffering of the lower-middle class in post-Civil War Spain. Readers are introduced to over a hundred characters through a series of starkly rendered interlocking vignettes, transforming this book from a social document into a towering work of inventive fiction. Filled with violence, hunger, and compassion, The Hive captures the ambitions and constraints of life under a dictatorship.

Original title: La Colmena
Original languages: Spanish


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Hive, the

Hive, the (1953)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: J. M. Cohen Arturo Barea
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Manifested in:

Hive, the (June 1, 2001)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
ISBN: 1564782689
Dimensions: 5.6 x 8.0 x 0.7
Pages: 249

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