Laura in the City of Saints is one of the undisputed classics of the twentieth century Catalan literature. It tells the story of an attractive and inexperienced woman who thinks she will become realized through marriage with a wealthy heir of a small and provincial city. However, she will soon realize the hypocrisy hidden behind an interested and prudish society.
Mixture of Madame Bovary and La Regenta, Laura will live the clash between her hopes and aspirations and those of a society dominated by the landed gentry and the Church, full of conventionalisms which contrast with the beginnings of the era of industrialization.
The loneliness of a woman looking for love in a hypocritical society.