Spanish: Torquemada en la hoguera

Author: Rhian Davies

© Dr Rhian Davies, University of Sheffield


An electronic edition of the 1889 novel, 'Torquemada en la hoguera', by one of Spain's greatest writers, Benito Pérez Galdós. This edition has been created as part of the Pérez Galdós Editions Project at the University of Sheffield and allows both students and scholars to engage with this classic text in new and innovative ways.


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  • all the early surviving versions of the novels, including the manuscripts
  • supporting indexes of characters and places to help situate the reader within the context of Galdós's fictional world and the real world of nineteenth-century Madrid
  • details of variants to facilitate studies of the genesis of Galdós's work
  • background material (including editorial notes, illustrations, photographs)
  • a critical introduction and help guide
  • a search facility