Los rostros del estratega

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Fondo de Cultura Economica, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 77 pages
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Alvaro Mutis es uno de los mas reconocidos escritores de la literatura hispanoamericana. El lector de estas paginas confirmara que la elegante prosa y desbordada imaginacion de este autor lo consolidan como uno de los mas distinguidos artifices del idioma espanol y un excelente narrador cuyos suenos se traducen a cualquier idioma.

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About the author (1997)

Álvaro Mutis Jaramillo was born in Bogotá, Colombia on August 25, 1923. He spent part of his early years in Brussels, Belgium, where his father served as Colombia's ambassador. His first volume of poetry, The Balance, was published in 1948. He moved to Mexico in 1956. He worked as head of public relations for the U.S. Multinational Standard Oil Company of New Jersey. He was accused of embezzlement and spent 15 months in Lecumberri prison in Mexico City. He wrote about his experience in prison in Diary of Lecumberri, which was published in 1959. His other works include Elements of the Disaster, The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll, The Manor of Araucaima, and The True Story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin. He received several international honors including the Xavier Villaurrutia, Prince of Asturias and Cervantes Prizes. He died on September 22, 2013 at the age of 90.

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