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Corte de Carlos IV (Version 2)

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Corte de Carlos IV (Version 2) by Benito Pérez Galdós is a captivating historical novel that delves into the court of King Carlos IV of Spain during the early 19th century. Galdós skillfully brings to life the intrigue, politics, and scandals that surrounded the royal family and their courtiers during this tumultuous time.

The novel is rich in detail and vividly portrays the opulence and decadence of the court, while also shedding light on the social and political unrest that was brewing in Spain at the time. The characters are well-developed and complex, each with their own motivations and desires that drive the plot forward.

Galdós' writing is immersive and engaging, drawing the reader into a world of courtly intrigue and power struggles. The pacing of the novel is perfect, with twists and turns that keep the reader on the edge of their seat.

Overall, Corte de Carlos IV (Version 2) is a compelling and well-crafted historical novel that will appeal to fans of historical fiction and anyone interested in the tumultuous history of Spain. Galdós' masterful storytelling and attention to detail make this novel a must-read for anyone looking for a rich and immersive historical read.

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En su periplo vital y tras su aventura en Trafalgar, Gabriel, el protagonista, se despide de Cádiz y busca mejor fortuna en Madrid. Allí, al servicio de Pepa González, una conocida cómica de la época, entra en contacto con importantes damas de la corte y vive en primera persona los acontecimientos que se conocieron como la conjuración del Escorial, un intento fallido del Príncipe de Asturias, más tarde Fernando VII, de destronar a su padre, el rey Carlos IV. - Resúmen por Alejandro Castillo

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