Eduardo Mendoza

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Eduardo Mendoza

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born
in Barcelona, Spain
January 11, 1943

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Eduardo Mendoza studied law in the first half of the 1960s and lived in New York between 1973 and 1982, working as interpreter for the United Nations.

He maintained an intense relationship with novelists Juan Benet and Juan García Hortelano, poet Pere Gimferrer and writer (and neighbour) Félix de Azúa.

In 1975 he published his very successful first novel, La verdad sobre el caso Savolta (The Truth about the Savolta Case), where he shows his ability to use different resources and styles. The novel is considered a precursor to the social change in the Spanish post-Franco society and the first novel of the transition to democracy. He describes the union fights from the beginning of the 20th century, showing the social, cultural and economic real...more


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Riña de gatos. Madrid 1936
3.37 of 5 stars 3.37 avg rating — 677 ratings — published 2010 — 22 editions
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El enredo de la bolsa y la ...
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 338 ratings — published 2012 — 8 editions
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El último trayecto de Horac...
3.14 of 5 stars 3.14 avg rating — 211 ratings — published 2001 — 7 editions
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“Eran días de irresponsable plenitud, de felicidad imperceptible.”
Eduardo Mendoza, La verdad sobre el caso Savolta

“تثقلنى السنون .. و نوبات الحزن المباغتة”
Eduardo Mendoza

“أرجو منك أن تتوقفى عن ذلك الموقف المستسلم و القدرى ، فنحن جميعا من واجبنا المقدس أن نكون سعداء و إن اضطررنا أحيانا إلى ممارسة العنف ضد الظروف !”
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