By Fernando Royuela
"The burlesque echoes the best Spanish classics, from Quevedo to Camilo José Cela."—M. García Posada, El País
A undesirable finish is the tale of Goyito, a dwarf on the finish of his existence, who tells us, in a sour and sarcastic means, the depressing fact of his lonely adolescence, his macabre stories as a circus clown, and his liaisons dangereuses in Madrid's underworld. Mischief, wish, demise, ambition, revenge—the lifetime of a rascal advised in exuberant, exhilarating language. Winner of the Premio Ojo Crítico.
Fernando Royuela is a Spanish legal professional and fiction author who lives in Madrid, Spain.
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