The Strange Friend of Tito Gil

Pedro Antonio d'Alarcón

Medium | Spanish fantastic tale


“The strange friend of Tito Gil” is a fantasy story written by Pedro Antonio de Alarcón, first published in 1882. It is set in Spain, near Madrid, during the first half of the Eighteenth Century and it follows the story of Tito Gil, a teenager from a family of shoemakers who befriends a very curious entity.

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