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Antonio Lobo Antunes

Antonio Lobo Antunes Biography

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ABOUT
Portuguese author and doctor whose first novel, Elephant's Memory, brought him much acclaim. His other literary works include Fado Alexandrino and Eu Hei-de Amar uma Pedra (I Shall Love a Stone).
BEFORE FAME
After graduating from the University of Lisbon's medical school with a concentration in psychiatry, he served in the Portuguese Army during the Portuguese Colonial War.

FAMILY LIFE
He married his third wife, Cristina Ferreira de Almeida, in 2010. His first two marriages produced three children.
ASSOCIATED WITH
His literary style was influenced by that of William Faulkner.
TRIVIA
Many of his novels are set during the Angolan War for Independence.

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