Adolfo Bioy Casares


Born
in Buenos Aires, Argentina
August 15, 1914

Died
March 08, 1999

Genre

Influences


Winner of the Gran Premio de Honor da Sociedad Argentina de Escritores (1975), the Cervantes Award (1990) and the Légion d’Honneur da França (1981), Adolfo Bioy Casares (Buenos Aires, 1914-1999) is one of the main writers of the XX century. Also a journalist and translator, he was a friend and collaborator with his fellow countryman Jorge Luis Borges, with whom he wrote six books and created the character H. Bustos Domecq.
He is best known for his novella, La Invención de Morel.

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“La vida es difícil. Para estar en paz con uno mismo hay que decir la verdad. Para estar en paz con el prójimo hay que mentir.”
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