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Zalacaín, Martín. Martín Zalacaín was created by the Spanish author Pío Baroja (Eugenio Aviraneta, Captain Chimista, Silvestre Paradox) and appeared in Zalacaín el Aventurero (1909).

Martín Zalacaín is a spy and smuggler for the Carlists in the Second Carlist War (1846-1849). Zalacaín is a Nietzschean Basque, full of independence and contempt for authority, and he has a variety of adventures, including love affairs and an escape from prison until he is betrayed and killed.

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