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Camilo Jose Cela

Camilo JosÚ Cela , winner of the 1989 Nobel Prize for Literature, was born in 1916 in Galicia in a family with aristocratic roots. His father was a Spaniard, his mother of English birth but also with some Italian blood. His medical studies were interrupted due to the civil war, after which he returned to Madrid to study law. In 1942, he published the novel that made his name, La familia de Pascual Duarte . Since then he has devoted himself entirely to literature. He lived on Mallorca for...See more