The novelist Gonzalo Torrente Ballester died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Spanish author and participant in the Generation of ’36 literary movement. His award-winning works include El Señor llega, La Isla de los Jacintos Cortados, and La Saga/Fuga de J.B.
He published his debut novel, Javier Mariño, in 1943.
He taught at the State University of New York at Albany during the late 1960s and early 1970s.