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The House of Ulloa

Author: Emilia Pardo Bazán, condesa de; Paul O'Prey; Lucia Graves
Publisher: London : Penguin Classics, 2013. ©1990
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The House of Ulloa follows pure and pious Father Julian Alvarez, who is sent to a remote country estate to put the affairs of the marquis, an irresponsible libertine, in order. When he discovers moral decadence, cruelty and corruption at his new home, Julian's well-meaning but ineffectual attempts to prevent the fall of the House of Ulloa end in tragedy.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emilia Pardo Bazán, condesa de; Paul O'Prey; Lucia Graves
ISBN: 9780141392950 0141392959
OCLC Number: 827266731
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Description: xii, 270 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Pasos de Ulloa.
Responsibility: Emilia Bazan ; translators, Paul O'Prey and Lucia Graves.

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Follows pure and pious Father Julian Alvarez, who is sent to a remote country estate to put the affairs of the marquis, an irresponsible libertine, in order. When he discovers moral decadence,  Read more...

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