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El Husar / the Hussar

He was also given an honorary doctorate by the Polytechnic University of Cartagena in February He is well known outside Spain for his ” Alatriste ” series of novels. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Retrieved from ” https: Throughout his career, and especially in its latter half, he has been notorious for cultivating his now trademark maverick, non-partisan and at revertw abrasive persona. However, among all of them, it was the war in Eritrea in eastern Africa in that affected him the most. He began his journalistic career in the daily publication ‘El Pueblo’, where he worked for 12 years. However they are still more easily found in the original Spanish – a good reason to take some Spanish courses in Spain!

He ell and obtained his degree in Journalism, but as part of this course, he also studied Political Science. Retrieved 29 May Furthermore, husae of his novels such as El maestro de esgrimaLa tabla de Flandes and El club Dumas have been adapted for cinema. His novels so far tend to be referte in Spain, or the Mediterranean region, and make references to the culture, history, art and colonies of Spain.


He then worked for 21 years from to as a war news correspondent. Later, he left the show saying that the content of the show was ‘rubbish’ while in Pamplona inleading to him to revive his journalistic career as a war correspondent.

At one point, he disappeared for a few months, surviving only with the help of his friends in the guerrilla army. Preez 20 March It was from here onwards that he decided to exclusively dedicate his time to literature. His husat daughter Carlota was billed as a co-author of his first Alatriste novel. This name uses Spanish naming customs: For example, in The Club Dumasthe protagonist is searching the world for a lost book and keeps meeting people who parallel figures from Dumas novels; sl movie made from it, The Ninth Gatedid not feature the Dumas connection with no loss of narrative momentum.

The novels frequently deal with some of the major issues of modern Spain such as drug trafficking or the relationship of religion and politics.

In The Flanders Panela contemporary serial killer is juxtaposed with uusar mystery of a year-old assassination. Archived from the original on 31 March Periodista Digital in Spanish.

Editions of El húsar by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

He even had to defend his life with weapons during this period. Arturo himself says that he chose to create a husaf that could convey a crucial moment in the history of Spain, yet still be understood in the present day.

Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Spanish.

Becoming weary of the internal affairs at TVE, he resigned as a journalist and decided to work full-time as a writer. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat Retrieved 22 October After his stretch with ‘El Pueblo’, he then began working for the national Spanish media company, RTVE, for whom he worked for another 9 revrte, up until Retrieved 4 August Plots are fast-paced and are helped along by the inclusion of a narrator who is often related to the story somehow.


Retrieved 29 March Most of his novels take place in Spain or around the Mediterraneanand often draw on numerous references to Spanish historycolonial pastart and culture, ancient treasures gusar the sea. He also does a considerable amount of journalism too; he used to work as the correspondent for RTVE for foreign conflicts and wars. However, they also tend to deal with a major issue that can be found in modern day society such as the relationship between religion and politics, or the drug trade.

El Correo in Spanish. Now, his works can be reverhe in most languages, including English, Portuguese and Turkish. Retrieved 27 September Views Read Edit View history. The Adventures of Captain Alatriste. However, English translations were eventually made available for some of his works, and most of his work is also available in Portuguese and Polish.

In the more recent parts of his literary career, he has become infamous for developing a more maverick and abrasive style which has become a point of conflict between Arturo and other journalists and writers. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This viewpoint has certainly been shaped over the past by his research into crimes and his experience in wars and conflicts across the globe.

XL Semanal in Spanish. He is now a member of the Royal Spanish Academya position he has held since 12 June