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He studied law in the first half of the s and lived in New York City between andworking as interpreter for the United Nations, and then tried to become a lawyer and then he realized that he wanted to be a writer. In he published his very successful first novel, La Verdad sobre el Caso Savolta The Truth About the Savolta Casewhere he shows his ability to use different resources and styles.

The novel is considered a precursor to the social change in the Spanish post-Franco society and the first novel of the transition to democracy. He describes the union fights at the beginning of the 20th century, showing the social, cultural and economic conditions of workers in Barcelona by that time.

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A year later he was awarded the Critics Prize.

His most acclaimed novel is probably La Ciudad de los Prodigios The City of Marvels, about the social and urban evolution of Barcelona between vuaje Universal Expositions of and It was film adapted by Mario Camus in Also within Mendoza’s work stands the saga of the mad detectivea peculiar character, a nameless accidental-detective locked up in a mental hospital.

The first of these novels, El Misterio de la Cripta Embrujada The Mystery of the Enchanted Cryptis a parody with hilarious moments mixing hard-boiled genre with Gothic narrative.

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In the second novel of the saga, El Laberinto de las Aceitunas The Olive Labyrinth, Mendoza confirms his talent as parodist; the novel stands as one of his most successful works. This first theatrical piece was followed by two other titles that the three of them were published together in Madrid, An Englishman in Madrid.

Eduardo Mendoza’s narrative studies divides his work into serious or major novels, and humorous or minor ones. Although recent studies have shown the seriousness, criticism ppomponio transcendence in his parodic novels, as well as the humor presents in his serious ones, due to the influence of the characteristics of the postmodern novel.

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