The City and the Mountains

Fiction

José Maria de Eça de Queirós
translated by Margaret Jull Costa

Eça de Queirós's late novel is a hymn to country life: The City and The Mountains satirizes the emptiness of city life and of modernity itself. Wonderfully funny, it bubbles with joie de vivre.

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“A writer of genius.”

— Harold Bloom