Eduardo Mendoza


Born
in Barcelona, Spain
January 11, 1943

Genre

Influences


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
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“Eran días de irresponsable plenitud, de felicidad imperceptible.”
Eduardo Mendoza, La verdad sobre el caso Savolta

“Sant Jordi es una fiesta que en los últimos años se ha vuelto agobiante por la concentración de tanta gente y tantos actos en tan poco tiempo. Ahora los protagonistas de este tipo de eventos son los personajes famosos que publican libros. Cocineros, deportistas, escritores de autoayuda y blogueros son quienes congregan colas más largas en las firmas de libros. Esto no debe preocuparnos, porque estos libros son un fenómeno de feria, generan largas filas pero tienen una vida muy corta.”
Eduardo Mendoza

“Que los dioses te guarden, Fabio, de esta plaga, pues de todas las formas de purificar el cuerpo que el hado nos envía, la diarrea es la más pertinaz y diligente.”
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