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Gonzalo Torrente Ballester

Gonzalo Torrente Ballester Biography

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ABOUT
Spanish author and participant in the Generation of '36 literary movement. His award-winning works include El Señor llega, La Isla de los Jacintos Cortados, and La Saga/Fuga de J.B.
BEFORE FAME
He published his debut novel, Javier Mariño, in 1943.

FAMILY LIFE
He was born to a Galician family in the city of Ferrol in northwestern Spain.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He was a loyal supporter of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco.
TRIVIA
He taught at the State University of New York at Albany during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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