Autor: Zurro Alfonso
Número de Páginas: 84
This book is made up of a series of theatrical farces condensed into short stories. The Great Farce of the Spider Girl: Petronila, a spider girl who is rejected because of her deformity and blamed for apparently being the cause of her father’s misfortunes, is sold to a businessman who wishes to exploit her as a fairground attraction. The Little Farce of the lady and the Gentleman: 18th century. A snobbish gentleman who is petulant and rococo searches for the attentions of a lady. The Farce of the man who Flew: Crispín, the servant of an old man whose dream is to fly, tells the tale of his master, of his attempts and his failures. The Farce of the Sacamantecas, S.L.: Trompa and Vilis, two of the most famous bandits of the area, meet and get together to rob the diamond heart of Our Lady of the Jewels. The Mini-farce of the Tragedy of Tirteno: an interesting parody of a tragedy in the purest of Greek styles in which Tirteno blames his son Palonio of having incestuous relations, and then killing him. Then, Talea, his wife, kills herself. The Farce of Lunar and Death: “Lunar”, an aging prostitute, is visited by Death. The latter tells her that her time is up and that she has to...