Santal

British novelist Ronald Firbank was born in London, the son of society lady Harriet Jane Garrett and MP Sir Thomas Firbank. He went to Uppingham School, and then on to Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He converted to Catholicism in 1907. In 1909 he left Cambridge, without completing a degree.Living off his inheritance he travelled around Spain, Italy, the Middle East, and North Africa. Ronald Firbank died of lung disease while in Rome.

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Valmouth

Widely considered to be Firbank's finest novel, Valmouth (1919) is set in a fictional coastal town in the West of England, where the air is so glorious that the population is mainly composed of over-sexed centenarians. Among the colourful characters are the Catholic Mrs. Hurstpierpoint and her friend Mrs. Thorougfare; the Tooke family, who run a dairy farm and whose daughter is in love with Mrs. Thoroughfare's son Dick; and Mrs....

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When Widows Love

British novelist Ronald Firbank was born in London, the son of society lady Harriet Jane Garrett and MP Sir Thomas Firbank. He went to Uppingham School, and then on to Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He converted to Catholicism in 1907. In 1909 he left Cambridge, without completing a degree.Living off his inheritance he travelled around Spain, Italy, the Middle East, and North Africa. Ronald Firbank died of lung disease while in Rome.

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Inclinations

British novelist Ronald Firbank was born in London, the son of society lady Harriet Jane Garrett and MP Sir Thomas Firbank. He went to Uppingham School, and then on to Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He converted to Catholicism in 1907. In 1909 he left Cambridge, without completing a degree.Living off his inheritance he travelled around Spain, Italy, the Middle East, and North Africa. Ronald Firbank died of lung disease while in Rome.

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Sorrow in Sunlight [alternatively entitled 'Prancing Nigger'] (1925)

British novelist Ronald Firbank was born in London, the son of society lady Harriet Jane Garrett and MP Sir Thomas Firbank. He went to Uppingham School, and then on to Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He converted to Catholicism in 1907. In 1909 he left Cambridge, without completing a degree.Living off his inheritance he travelled around Spain, Italy, the Middle East, and North Africa. Ronald Firbank died of lung disease while in Rome.

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Odette (1916)

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The Artificial Princess

British novelist Ronald Firbank was born in London, the son of society lady Harriet Jane Garrett and MP Sir Thomas Firbank. He went to Uppingham School, and then on to Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He converted to Catholicism in 1907. In 1909 he left Cambridge, without completing a degree.Living off his inheritance he travelled around Spain, Italy, the Middle East, and North Africa. Ronald Firbank died of lung disease while in Rome.

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Concerning the Eccentricities Of Cardinal Pirelli

El título es elocuente, uno espera extrañeza y asombro y eso es lo que obtiene. Además de prosa sensual, sugestiva y una oscura y oblicua dosis de erotismo. Una historia que se fuga, que se escurre, que se muestra a penas. Provocativa forma de abordar el tema...Puede decirse que esta lectura es una recomendación de Sergio Pitol como el enorme lector que es. Este librito es una muestra de su...

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