The dream of the city
In the tumultuous Barcelona of 1914, Dimas Navarro, son of immigrants, has refused to accept his destiny as a mechanic in the tramway garages. His dream of social advancement he has managed to befriend Ferran Jufresa, the ambitious heir to one of the most important jeweler families in Barcelona. However, he does not take into account a serious obstacle: his attraction to Laura, Ferran’s younger sister and a woman before her time, sharing her life between the family business and collaborating in Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia workshop. Treachery, loyalty, love, hate, passion and shame interweaving in The Dream of the City, a daring novel whose background is the construction of the symbol most representative of the city of Barcelona.
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