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Views Read Edit View history. Arturo himself says that he chose to create a character that could convey a crucial moment in the history of Spain, yet still be understood in the present day.

However, English translations were eventually made available for some of his works, and most of his work is also available in Portuguese and Polish. Plots are fast-paced and are helped along by the inclusion of a narrator who is often related to the story somehow.

Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Spanish. Throughout his career, and especially in its latter half, he has been notorious for cultivating his now trademark maverick, non-partisan and at times abrasive persona.

El Husar / the Hussar

Retrieved 20 March In the more recent parts of his literary career, he has become infamous for developing a more maverick and abrasive style which has become a point of conflict between Arturo and other journalists and writers.

His novels so far aruro to be set in Spain, or the Mediterranean region, and make references to the culture, history, art and colonies of Spain. He then worked for 21 years from to as a war news correspondent. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Now, his works can be found in most languages, including English, Portuguese and Turkish. He began husae journalistic career in the daily publication ‘El Pueblo’, where he worked for 12 years.


The Life & Works of Arturo Pérez Reverte

At one point, he disappeared for a few months, surviving only with the help of his friends in the guerrilla army. Archived from the artur on 31 March Later, he left the show saying that the content of the show was ‘rubbish’ while in Pamplona inleading to him to revive his journalistic career as a war correspondent.

XL Semanal in Spanish. He even had to defend his life with weapons during this arrturo. El Correo in Spanish.

This viewpoint has certainly been shaped over the past by his research into crimes and his experience in wars and conflicts across the globe. Retrieved eo August Becoming weary of the internal affairs at TVE, he resigned as a journalist and decided to work full-time as a writer.

He was also given an honorary doctorate by the Polytechnic University of Cartagena in February It was from here onwards that he decided to exclusively dedicate his time to literature. He is well known outside Pdrez for his ” Alatriste ” series of novels. The Adventures of Captain Alatriste. However they are still more easily found in the original Spanish – a good reason to take some Spanish courses in Spain!

Retrieved 29 March Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved 27 September Most of his novels take place in Spain or around the Mediterraneanand often draw on numerous references to Spanish historycolonial pastart and culture, ancient treasures and the sea. Periodista Digital in Spanish.

revertr The novels frequently deal with some of the major issues of modern Spain such as drug trafficking or the relationship of religion and politics. After his stretch with ‘El Pueblo’, he then began working for the national Spanish media company, RTVE, for whom he worked for another 9 years, up until From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


However, among all of perdz, it was the war in Eritrea in eastern Africa in that affected him the most. Furthermore, aturo of his novels such as El maestro de esgrimaLa tabla de Flandes and El club Dumas have been adapted for cinema.

This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat In The Flanders Panela contemporary serial killer is juxtaposed with the mystery of a year-old assassination. He is now a member of the Royal Spanish Academya position he has held since 12 June Retrieved 22 October Retrieved 29 May However, they also tend to deal with a major issue that can be found in modern arturl society such as the relationship between religion and politics, or the drug trade.

His teenage daughter Carlota was billed as a co-author of his first Alatriste novel. He studied and obtained his degree in Journalism, but as part of this course, he also studied Political Science. This name uses Spanish naming customs: For example, in The Club Dumasthe protagonist is searching the world for a lost book and keeps meeting people who parallel figures from Dumas novels; the movie made from it, The Ninth Gatedid not feature the Dumas connection with no loss of narrative momentum.

He also does a considerable amount of journalism too; he used to work as the correspondent for RTVE for foreign conflicts and wars. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.