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Manuel Vicent
Aguirre the Magnificent

(Aguirre, el magnífico)

Literary Fiction

  • Published: 09/04/2015
  • ISBN: 9788420406299
  • 264 pages

Jesús Aguirre, the ‘Magnificient’, was a clergyman,a theologist and an editor; while he had all theattributes to be the black sheep of his society: theson of a single woman, a secularized -or rejected-priest and a homosexual. All these facts would havecondemned him to a civil death, if only he hadn’tclimbed to the highest Spanish aristocracy position:he married the Duchess of Alba.

About the author

Manuel Vicent has published the novels Tranvía a la MalvarrosaJardín de Villa ValeriaPascua y naranjasSon de MarLa novia de MatisseCuerpos sucesivosVerás el cielo abiertoLeón de ojos verdesAguirre, el magnífico, and El azar de la mujer rubia. He is also the author of the anthology Los mejores relatos and the collections of articles: Nadie muere la vísperaLas horas paganasViajesfábulas y otras travesíasPóquer de ases, and Mitologías.