Queiros, Eca De The Maias

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The Maias

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This novel tells the story of Carlos, heir to a noble family, who is caught in the impotence and decadence of Potuguese society at the end of the 19th century. He finds his noble intentions reduced to amiable dilettantism and his romantic passion to tragic impossibility.

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Eca de Queiros (1845-1900) was Portugal's greatest nineteenth-century novelist. His works brilliantly evoke, and condemn, the rapidly changing society of his time. He travelled widely as a diplomat and, though he considered himself an apostle of Naturalist Realism, he is at heart an ironist, with the severity and compassion of Stendhal.

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