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Mario Bellatin

Biography

Mario Bellatin was born in Mexico City in 1960 to Peruvian parents. He was born with a right arm. The family moved back to Peru when he was four. He studied theology and then communication studies at the University of Lima. His first novel was published in 1986 and in the following year he went to Cuba to study film. He returned to Peru for two years before going back to Mexico. He has written many novels and short stories.

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Mario Bellatin
Mario Bellatin
A Mischievous Novelist With an Eye and an Ear for the Unusual (profile)
The Greatest Mexican Experimental Sufi Novelist You’ve Never Heard Of (profile)
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Mexico’s Literary Prankster Goes to War With His Publisher
Mario Bellatin (in Spanish)
Mario Bellatin (in Spanish)
Interview (in Spanish)
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Bibliography

1986 Mujeres de sal
1992 Efecto invernadero
1993 Canon perpetuo
1994 Salón de belleza (Beauty Salon)
1995 Damas chinas (Chinese Checkers)
1995 Tres novelas
1998 Poeta ciego
2000 El jardín de la señora Murakami (Mrs. Murakami’s Garden)
2000 Flores
2001 Shiki Nagaoka: Una nariz de ficción (Shiki Nagaoka: A Nose for Fiction )
2001 La escuela del dolor humano de Sechuán
2002 Jacobo el mutante (Jacob the Mutant)
2003 Perros heroes
2005 Obra reunida
2005 Lecciones para una liebre muerta
2005 Underwood portátil modelo 1915
2006 La jornada de la mona y el paciente
2006 Pájaro transparente
2007 El gran vidrio (The Large Glass)
2008 Condición de las flores
2009 Los fantasmas del masajista
2009 Biografía ilustrada de Mishima,
2011 El pasante de notario Murasaki Shikibu
2011 Disecado
2011 La clase muerta
2011 La mirada del pájaro transparente
2012 El libro uruguayo de los muertos (The Uruguayan Book of the Dead)
2013 La Jornada de la Mona y el Paciente
2013 Gallinas de Madera
2013 Obra reunida
2013 El hombre dinero
2014 Jacobo reloaded (illustrations by Zsu Szkurka)
2015 El perro de Fogwill (illustrations by Zsu Szkurka)
2015 Retrato de Mussolini con familia
2016 Los libros del agrimensor
2017 La bola de los sueños insomnes (graphic novel)
2017 Etchepare
2017 Carta sobre los ciegos para uso de los que ven