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Eduardo Mendoza


Born
in Barcelona, Spain
January 11, 1943

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

“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.”
Eduardo Mendoza
tags: humor

“الواقع الذى يحيط بنا ليس سوى ستارة ملونة
وفى الجانب الاخر من هذه الستارة لا توجد حياة اخرى وانما هى الحياة نفسها فليس الغيب الا ذلك الجانب الاخر من الستارة وعندما ندقق النظر فى الستارة لا نرى الجانب الاخر الذى هو الشىء نفسه وعندما ندرك ان الواقع ليس سوى ظاهرة بصرية فاننا نتمكن من اجتياز هذه الستارة الملونة
وحين نجتاز تلك الستارة الملونة نجد انفسنا فى عالم اخر مماثل لهذا وفى ذلك العالم يوجد كذلك من ماتوا ومن لم يولدا بعد ولكننا لانراهم الان
لانهم مفصولون عنا بالستارة الملونة التى نخلط بينها وبين الواقع وما ان يتم اجتياز هذه الستارة فى احد الاتجاهات حتى يصبح من السهل جدا اجتيازها دوما فى الاتجاه نفسه وفى الاتجاه المعاكس ايضا”
Eduardo Mendoza, La ciudad de los prodigios

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