Arturo Pérez-Reverte





Arturo Pérez-Reverte

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November 25, 1951

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Spanish novelist and ex-journalist. He worked as a war reporter for twenty-one years (1973 - 1994). He started his journalistic career writing for the now-defunct newspaper I>Pueblo/I>. Then, he jumped to news reporter for TVE, Spanish national channel. As a war journalist he traveled to several countries, covering many conflicts. He put this experience into his book 'Territorio Comanche', focusing on the years of Bosnian massacres. That was in 1994, but his debut as a fiction writer started in 1983, with 'El húsar', a historical novella inspired in the Napoleonic era.

Although his debut was not quite successful, in 1988, with 'The fencer master', he put his name as a serious writer of historic novels. That was confirmed in 1996, when
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Cada ma�ana desde hace diez o doce a�os, poco antes de las nueve, un hombre solitario se detiene ante la barandilla al pie del obelisco egipcio, frente al palacio de Montecitorio, en Roma, a cincuenta pasos de la entrada principal del edificio que alberga el Parlamento italiano. Es un individuo de pelo gris que ya escasea un poco, al que he visto envejecer, pues con frecuencia paso por ah� a es...

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“Never trust a man who reads only one book.”
Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Purity of Blood

“You don't choose your friends, they choose you, and you either reject them or you accept them without reservations.”
Arturo Pérez-Reverte, The Flanders Panel

“Actually loneliness has a kind of fascination; it's a state of egotistical, inner grace that you can achieve only by standing guard on old, forgotten roads that no one travels anymore.”
Arturo Pérez-Reverte, The Fencing Master

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