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Salvador Reyes

Biography

Salvador Reyes was born in Copiapó in 1899. His father was a lawyer and judge. He grew up in Caldera, Taltal y Antofagasta, all port towns, which fostered his love for the sea, as will be shown in his books. He studied at the Commercial Institute of Antofagasta, before his family moved to Valparaiso. He later moved to Santiago, where he worked as a journalist. In 1938 he was named Chilean consul in France and would continue in the Chilean diplomatic service till his retirement in 1967. He wrote novels, stories, a play as well as numerous essays and articles. He died in 1970.

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Salvador Reyes (in Spanish)
Salvador Reyes (in Spanish)
Salvador Reyes Figueroa (in Spanish)
Reyes, Salvador (1899-1970) (in Spanish)
Interview (in Spanish)

Bibliography

1923 Barco ebrio (poetry)
1925 El último pirata (stories)
1926 El matador de tiburones (story)
1927 El café del puerto (story)
1929 Los tripulantes de la noche (stories)
1930 Las mareas del sur (poetry)
1932 Lo que el tiempo deja (stories)
1933 El mandarin de otoño (story)
1934 Tres novelas de la costa (novellas)
1935 Ruta de sangre (novel)
1936 Piel nocturna (novel)
1947 Norte y sur (novellas)
1951 Mónica Sanders (novel)
1954 Amistad francesa (travel)
1955 Valparaíso, puerto de nostalgias (novel)
1956 El continente de los hombres solos (journalism)
1957 Rostros sin máscaras (interviews)
1959 Los amantes desunidos (novel)
1959 Saludos al pasar (travel)
1963 Los defraudados (stories)
1964 El incendio del astillero (stories)
1966 Andanzas por el desierto de Atacama (journalism)
1968 Fuego en la frontera (essay)
1968 Peregrinajes literarios en Francia (travel)
1968 La redención de las sirenas (drama)
1973 Crónicas de Oriente (travel)
1974 Crónicas (articles)
1974 Martina en su isla (story)