Osvaldo Soriano





Osvaldo Soriano

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born
in Mar del Plata, Argentina
January 06, 1943

died
January 29, 1997

gender
male

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About this author

Soriano became a staff writer at La Opinión right from the start in 1971 when editor Jacobo Timerman founded the newspaper. La Opinión was permeated with progressive politics and soon there was an attempt to squash the left-wing influence with-in the paper. After six months of not having any of his articles published, Soriano began writing a story in which a character named Osvaldo Soriano reconstructs the life of English actor Stan Laurel.
The work became his first novel, Triste, solitario y final (English: Sad, lonely and final), a melancholic parody set in Los Angeles with the famed fictional Philip Marlowe detective as his joint investigator. It was some months after the publication of his novel that he visited the American city, and act...more


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Triste, solitario y final
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 361 ratings — published 1973 — 19 editions
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Una sombra ya pronto serás
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 139 ratings — published 1990 — 12 editions
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Cuarteles de invierno
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 131 ratings — published 1980 — 13 editions
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No habrá más penas ni olvido
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 141 ratings — published 1974 — 12 editions
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A sus plantas rendido un león
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 1986 — 7 editions
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Fútbol. Storie di calcio
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 1983 — 6 editions
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La hora sin sombra
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1995 — 5 editions
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Pensare con i piedi
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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El Ojo de la Patria
3.39 of 5 stars 3.39 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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Arqueros, Ilusionistas y Go...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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