Jorge Edwards  [ Chile, Spain ]

Biography

Jorge Edwards
© Hartwig Klappert

Guest 2015.

Bibliography

Der Ursprung der Welt

Wagenbach

Berlin, 2005

[Ü: Sabine Giersberg]

Persona non grata

Wagenbach

Berlin, 2006

[Ü: Sabine Giersberg, Angelica Ammar]

Faustino

Wagenbach

Berlin, 2008

[Ü: Sabine Giersberg]

born in 1931, is a Chilean diplomat and writer. His works have won many awards; they reflect his many years on the political stage. He wrote the novel »Persona non grata« (1973) about his time as ambassador in Havana; it is a satire on Cuba under Castro. After the coup in Chile in 1973, Edwards went into exile in Spain. He later returned and has written several international bestsellers since. He was a UNESCO ambassador from 1994-96.

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