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A Bird Burned Alive

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This novel is both an allegory of brutality and innocence, oppression and exploitation in Franco's Spain, and a critique of the church, sexual corruption and moral hypocrisy, focusing on the life of Paula, who hates her parents and withdraws into an obsessive fantasy world of her own creation. The author is winner of the Prix Hermes.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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