The Jarama River
El Jarama is Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio’s masterpieceand a milestone of post-war social realism. Theprotagonists only want to enjoy the day at theshores of the Jarama River, but tragedy intrudeswhen a girl in the group drowns. Their ordinarylives will continue, yet nothing will ever be the sameagain. Only the waters of the Jarama River remainimperturbable.