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Jorge Edwards


Jorge Edwards (b.1931) is a Chilean novelist, winner of the 1999 Cervantes Prize.

Jorge Edwards is a Chilean novelist and journalist. He was born on June 29, 1931. He went to Law School at Universidad de Chile.

During the presidency of Salvador Allende, Edwards reopened the Chilean embassy in Havana, Cuba. But only three months later, the government of Fidel Castro declared him persona non grata. From this episode he wrote, perhaps, his most famous novel, Persona non grata (1971).

Related websites

Jorge Edwards in the Biblioteca Virtual Cervantes

Biography of Jorge Edwards in Escritores.cl

Biography of Jorge Edwards

Awards and work

Interview about El inutil de la familia

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