Eduardo Mendoza Garriga

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Eduardo Mendoza Garriga (born 11 January 1943) is a Spanish novelist. He was born in Barcelona. Between 1973 and 1982, he worked as an interpreter for the United Nations.[1] In 1975 he published his very successful first novel, La Verdad sobre el Caso Savolta (The Truth About the Savolta Case).

The Spanish newspaper El País published two of his novels in instalments, Sin Noticias de Gurb (No Word from Gurb, 1990) and El Último Trayecto de Horacio Dos (The Last Journey of Horatio Dos, 2001), both of them science fiction comedy novels.

In 2016 he was awarded the Premio Cervantes.[2]

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  1. "The Life & Works of Eduardo Mendoza Garriga". Spanish Books. 2011. Retrieved 6 November 2018.
  2. ct/kbm/db/eg (AP, dpa) (21 April 2017). "Novelist Eduardo Mendoza receives coveted Cervantes Prize". Deutsche Welle. Retrieved 7 November 2018.