Agustín Gómez-Arcos

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Agustin Gomez-Arcos (15 January 1933-20 March 1998) was a Spanish writer. He was born in Enix, Spain. He studied law but quit university for theater. However, some of his work was banned in Franco's Spain. He emigrated to London in 1966, then to Paris in 1968 and wrote primarily in French, often with themes condemning the fascist Spanish state. He died in Paris of cancer.

Novels[edit]

  • L'Agneau carnivore, 1975; won the 1975 Hermès Prize. (Translated from the original French by William Rodarmor as The Carnivorous Lamb for David Godine, Boston in 1984; reprinted in 2007 by Arsenal Press, Vancouver.)
  • Maria Republica, 1976
  • Ana non, 1977; won the 1977 Livre Inter prize, the 1978 Roland Dorgelès Prize and the Thyde Monnier Prize
  • Scène de chasse (furtive), 1978
  • Pré-papa ou Roman de fées, 1979
  • L’enfant miraculée, 1981
  • L'enfant pain, 1983
  • Un oiseau brûlé vif, 1984 (A Bird Burned Alive, 1988)
  • Bestiaire, 1986
  • L’homme à genoux, 1989
  • L’aveuglon, 1990
  • Mère Justice, 1992
  • La femme d’emprunt, 1993
  • L’ange de chair, 1995

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