When Pilar’s befriended neighbour Aurora dies, Pilar starts to dig into Aurora’s past and learns about Aurora’s very tragic love story.

Os Maias – Cenas da Vida Romântica

The tragedy and comedy in Carlo’s life begins, grows and ends like the tragedy and comedy of Portugal. In the company of his close friend, Joao da Ega, allegedly a brilliant writer, Carlos, with his idle existence as an aristocratic doctor, spends his time to enjoying friends and lovers. Until he falls in love. She is a new character in this revolutionary novel. It’s a vertiginous passion that goes beyond that past gloominess to reach a new and darker abyss, incest.