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Juan Marsé

Biography

Juan Marsé was born in Barcelona in 1933. He worked in the jewellery trade from the age of thirteen, till he became a professional writer in 1959. He writes primarily in a realist style, using satire, though his later works are more complex. He is concerned with the themes of sexuality and associated guilt as well as social criticism.

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Bibliography

1961 Encerrados con un solo juguete
1962 Esta cara de la luna
1966 Ultimas tardes con Teresa [Last Afternoons with Teresa]
1970 La oscura historia de la prima Montse
1973 Si te dicen que caí (The Fallen)
1976 Libertad provisional
1977 Señoras y señores
1977 Confidencias de un chorizo
1978 La muchacha de las bragas de oro (Golden Girl)
1982 Un día volveré
1984 Ronda del Guinardó (The Guinardó Beat)
1985 El fantasma del Cine Roxy
1985 La fuga de río Lobo
1987 Teniente bravo
1990 El amante bilingüe
1993 Los misterios de colores
1993 El embrujo de Shanghai (Shanghai Nights)
1997 Las mujeres de Juanito Marés
2000 Rabos de lagartija (Lizard Tails)
2001 Un paseo por las estrellas
2002 Cuentos completos
2004 La gran desilusión
2004 Momentos inolvidables del cine
2005 Canciones de amor en Lolita’s Club
2011 Caligrafía de los sueños
2011 Noches de Bocaccio
2014 Noticias felices en aviones de papel
2015 Una puta muy querida