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Jose Donoso

Jose Donoso (October 5 1924-December 7 1996) was a Chilean writer. He lived most of his life in Chile, although he spent some years in self-imposed exile in Mexico, the United States (Iowa) and Spain. After 1973, he claimed his exile was a form of protest against the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet.

Donoso is the author of a number of remarkable stories and novels, which contributed greatly to the Latin American literary boom and the foundation of the literary movement knows as Magical Realism. His best known works include the novels Coronacion, El lugar sin limites (The Place Without Limits) ...

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