Agustina Bessa-Luís: Fanny Owen [Fanny Owen]

The latest addition to my website is Agustina Bessa-Luís‘ Fanny Owen [Fanny Owen]. The book is set in the mid-nineteenth century. A fairly rich landowner José Augusto de Magalhães becomes friend with an impoverished writer, the very real Camilo Castelo Branco. Camilo has problems – financial, health, political. attempted suicide but José Augusto helps him … Read more