Narcís Oller

Narcís Oller
Narcís Oller i Moragas

Bust by Eusebi Arnau (1934)
Born 10 August 1846(1846-08-10)
Valls, Catalonia
Died 26 July 1930(1930-07-26) (aged 83)
Barcelona, Catalonia
Occupation Novelist
Literary movement Renaixença, Realism, Romanticism

Narcís Oller i Moragas (Catalan pronunciation: [narˈsiz uˈʎe]) (Valls, 10 August 1846; Barcelona, 26 July 1930) was a Catalan author, most noted for the novels La papallona (The Butterfly) which appeared with a foreword by Émile Zola in the French translation; his most well-known work L'Escanyapobres (The Usurer); and La febre d'or (Gold Fever) which is set in Barcelona during the period of promoterism. He also translated the works of Tolstoy and Dumas.

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