The City of Marvels

Eduardo Mendoza, Author, Bernard Molloy, Translator
Eduardo Mendoza, Author, Bernard Molloy, Translator Pocket Books $8.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-671-70234-2
Reviewed on: 05/01/1990
Release date: 05/01/1990
In the late 19th century, Onofre Bouvila ventures from his parents' farm to work in Barcelona. By 1929, he is a arms smuggler who cannot forget his first love. ``Unfortunately, the characterization remains opaque, though the novel entertains and informs with its panorama of Catalan politics and social life,'' stated PW. (May)
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