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Denk morgen op het slagveld aan mij

Javier Marías (author)

Denk morgen op het slagveld aan mij

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Title
Denk morgen op het slagveld aan mij
Author
Javier Marías
Language
Dutch
Original language
Spanish
Original title
Mañana en la batalla piensa en mi
Publisher
Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, 1996
351 p.
ISBN
90-290-4665-1

About Javier Marías

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Javier Marías (born 20 September 1951) is a Spanish novelist, translator, and columnist. He is one of Spain's most celebrated novelists, and his work has been translated into 42 languages.

Life

Javier Marías was born in Madrid. His father was the philosopher Julián Marías, who was briefly imprisoned and then banned from teaching for opposing Franco (the father of the protagonist of Your Face Tomorrow was given a similar biography). Marías is the fourth of five sons and spent parts of his childhood in the United States, where his father taught at various institutions, including Yale University and Wellesley College. His mother died when Javier was 26 years old. His first literary employment consisted in translating Dracula scripts for his maternal uncle, Jesús Franco. He was educated at the Colegio Estudio in Madrid.

Writing

Marías began writing in earnest at an early age…Read more on Wikipedia