Juan Eduardo Zúñiga

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Juan Eduardo Zúñiga Amaro (Madrid, 24 January 1919 [1] ) is a Spanish writer, Slavonic scholar, Portuguese scholar, literary critic and translator. [2] He is considered among the most important living Spanish writers, alongside novelists like Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Eduardo Mendoza and Andrés Pascual, all of them included in the so-called Spanish New Narrative. [3]

Madrid Capital of Spain

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Portuguese language Romance language that originated in Portugal

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Arturo Pérez-Reverte Spanish writer and journalist

Arturo Pérez-Reverte Gutiérrez is a Spanish novelist and journalist. He worked as a war correspondent for RTVE and was a war correspondent for 21 years (1973–1994). His first novel, El húsar, set in the Napoleonic Wars, was released in 1986. He is well known outside Spain for his "Alatriste" series of novels. He is now a member of the Royal Spanish Academy, a position he has held since 12 June 2003.

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  1. El País newspaper, 29 December 2018, consulted 4 January 2019 (Spanish)
  2. Ministry of Culture, Spain, consulted 4 January 2019 (Spanish)
  3. "Rioja news – 10 Best Writers".



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