Haroldo Conti

Haroldo Conti


Born
in Chacabuco, Buenos Aires province, Argentina
May 25, 1925


Conti became a secondary-school teacher of Latin, but his passion was for writing, especially for the cinema, and considered putting aside fiction for this at one stage; South-East was first conceived as a cinematic script, and film directors have brought other of his literary work to the screen, taking advantage of its preference for visual strength in the narrative.

Each of Conti’s four novels was awarded a literary prize, culminating in the prestigious Casa de las Américas prize for his last novel, Mascaro, el cazador americano [Mascaro, the American Hunter] (1975). To date, only South-East appears in English translation. Conti also wrote short stories.

Politics forces its way into the story of Conti’s life, but his political instinct was
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Average rating: 3.84 · 165 ratings · 22 reviews · 14 distinct works
Southeaster

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3.63 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 1962 — 13 editions
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La balada del álamo carolina

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Cuentos completos

4.11 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1994 — 4 editions
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Mascaró, el cazador americano

3.90 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1975 — 8 editions
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Alrededor de la jaula

3.92 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1984 — 3 editions
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En vida

4.11 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1971 — 3 editions
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Con otra gente

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1967 — 2 editions
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Perdido

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1972
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liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1975
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