Lazarillo de Tormes


Lázaro is a boy of humble origins from Salamanca. After his stepfather is accused of thievery, his mother asks a wily blind beggar to take Lazarillo (little Lázaro) on as his apprentice. Lázaro develops his cunning while serving the blind beggar and several other masters.

Table of contents:

  • Prologue
  • Chapter (or treatise) 1: childhood and apprenticeship to a blind man.
  • Chapter 2: serving a priest.
  • Chapter 3: serving a squire.
  • Chapter 4: serving a friar.
  • Chapter 5: serving a pardoner.
  • Chapter 6: serving a chaplain.
  • Chapter 7: serving a bailiff and an archbishop.

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