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Rómulo Gallegos

Rómulo Gallegos was born in Caracas into a family of humble origin. He began his work as a schoolteacher, writer, and journalist in 1903. His novel Doña Bárbara was first published 1929, and as a result was forced to flee Venezuela since he criticized the military regime at the time. He took refuge in Spain, where he continued to write: his acclaimed novels Cantaclaro (1934) and Canaima (1935) date from this period. He returned to Venezuela in 1936 and served in a variety of senior positions in the government. In 1947 he ran for the presidency of the republic, won the... Read More

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Doña Bárbara
Written by Rómulo Gallegos
Vintage Espanol | Trade Paperback | September 2008
$16.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-47230-4 (0-307-47230-2)

Publicada por primera vez en 1929, este clásico de la literatura venezolana y latinoamericana narra el apasionado triángulo amoroso entre Santos Luzardo, doña Bárbara y su hija, Marisela. Cuando el abogado Santos Luzardo vuelve a Los Llanos de Apure para reclamar las tierras de su familia, descubre que éstas están en... Read more





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