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Alfredo Bryce Echenique, premio FIL Guadalajara

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Alfredo Bryce Echenique

Alfredo Bryce Echenique, 2012 Guadalajara International Book Fair Award

Alfredo Bryce Echenique (Lima, February 19, 1939) is one of my favourite Peruvian novelists and he just won the 2012 Guadalajara International Book Fair.  This is the most important book fair in the Spanish language.  His books published between the seventies and eighties are some sort of link between the Latin-American boom and the post-boom, influenced by the Noth American “dirty realism.”

You can practice your Spanish reading with this short article:  Alfredo Bryce Echenique, premio FIL Guadalajara.  I also recommend you this article-tribute: “Permiso para celebrar”  (“Permission to celebrate”), by Iván Thays, where you can learn more about Bryce’s work :).