Juan Marsé

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Juan Marsé Carbó (8 January 1933 – 18 July 2020) was a Spanish novelist, journalist and screenwriter. In 2008 he was awarded the Miguel de Cervantes Prize, "the Spanish-language equivalent"[1] to the Nobel Prize in Literature. He was born in Barcelona.

In 1974, he started a column in the magazine Por Favor. He wrote two novels about post-war Barcelona, Un día volveré (One Day I'll Come Back) and Ronda del Guinardó, followed by the collection of short stories, Teniente Bravo.

Marsé died at a hospital in Barcelona on 18 July 2020 from heart failure, aged 87.[2]

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  1. Flood, Alison (28 November 2008). "Catalan novelist Juan Marsé wins the 'Spanish Nobel prize'". The Guardian. Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  2. Muere el escritor Juan Marsé (in Spanish)

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