Vazquez Montalban, Manuel

Vazquez Montalban, Manuel
▪ 2004

      Spanish author (b. July 27, 1939, Barcelona, Spain—d. Oct. 18, 2003, Bangkok, Thai.), created the complex Spanish detective Pepe Carvalho in a series of 22 novels that were translated into 24 languages. Vázquez Montalbán's astonishingly prolific output also included poetry, essays, socialistic political commentary, and plays. He received many literary awards, among them the Planeta Prize for Los mares del sur (1979; Southern Seas, 1986) and both Spain's National Literature Award and the European Literature Award for Galíndez (1990; Eng. trans., 1992).

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