286pp , ABOUT THE AUTHOR :: Manuel Vázquez Montalbán (Barcelona , Spain , June 14, 1939 - Bangkok, Thailand, 18 October 2003 ) was a Spanish writer best known for his novels featuring the detective Pepe Carvalho. Almost boundless personality, defined himself as " journalist, novelist , poet , essayist , anthologist , prologue , humorist , critic , gourmet, culé and prolific in general," all fields in which only destacó.Hijo of a dressmaker and a militant of the Unified Socialist Party of Catalonia ( PSUC ) , did not meet his father until five years after it 's release from prison . Himself militate later in the match, after passing through the People's Liberation Front ( FELIPE ) would enter 1961 in the Puuc became a member of its Central Committee , as well as Initiative for Catalonia ( ICV ) . He studied Philosophy at the University of Barcelona and Journalism at the School of Journalism at Barcelona. In 1962 a court martial sentenced him to three years in prison for his political activities , and was in prison in Lleida where he wrote his first book , the Report trial information . After his imprisonment , his journalistic career began in the magazine under the pseudonym Sixto Triunfo House. Collaborate in various publications such as Twentieth Century , Tele / xpres , Please and later in El País and Interviú , in which he wrote until his death. In 1966 his only son, Daniel Vazquez Salles , who would also become a writer and give two grandchildren born . Daniel and Marc His wife , Anna Sallés historian , had met in college . In 1967 he published his first book , A Sentimental Education , followed in 1969 by movements without success. That same year the novel Remembering Dardé , accompanied by a series of stories appears ; this is his first foray into the narrative. In 1972 he published the first novel in which the protagonist is the private detective Pepe Carvalho , his most popular character , entitled I killed Kennedy. In 1995 he received the National Prize for
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Descripción RBA, España, 1994. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Estado de conservación: Muy bien. 21 x 13 cm, 286 paginas. Nº de ref. de la librería 010908
Descripción RBA., 1995. tapa dura. Literatura española. Novela. Siglo XX. (860-31"19") RBA. Barcelona. 1995. 21 cm. 286 p. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial ilustrada. Colección 'Narrativa actual', numero coleccion(104). Vázquez Montalbán, Manuel 1939-2003. Narrativa actual (RBA Editores). 104 . Cubierta deslucida. ISBN: 84-473-0637-2 JW21. Nº de ref. de la librería 1311404