Manel Loureiro

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Manel Loureiro is a Spanish author.

Background[edit]

Loureiro was born in Pontevedra, Spain. He studied law at Universidad de Santiago de Compostela. After graduation, he worked in television, both on-screen (appearing on Television de Galicia) and behind-the-scenes as a writer. [1]

Novels[edit]

Apocalypse Z series[edit]

His first novel, Apocalypse Z #1: The Beginning of the End (in Spanish: Apocalipsis Z: El Principio Del Fin),[2] began as a popular blog before its publication and eventually become a bestseller in several countries, including Spain, Italy, and Brazil. AmazonCrossing published book one in English, in October 2012,[citation needed] and the book was translated into Galician in 2013.[3] A film adaptation has also been proposed.[4]

Loureiro has written two additional novels in the Apocalypse Z series; the second is Apocalypse Z #2: Dark Days (2010: in Spanish, Los días oscuros),[5][6] and the third Apocalypse Z #3: The Wrath of the Just (2011: in Spanish, La ira de los justos).[7] Books two and three have been translated into Italian, Portuguese, and English. Book two was translated into Galician in 2014.[8]

The Last Passenger[edit]

His most recent book, The Last Passenger (2013: in Spanish, El último pasajero ), is about a Nazi ghost ship.[9]

Personal life[edit]

Loureiro currently resides in Pontevedra, Spain,[10] where he is a writer full-time.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Editorial Reviews: The Last Passenger". Amazon.com. January 1, 2015. 
  2. ^ Loureiro, Manel. Apocalypse Z #1: The Beginning of the End. 
  3. ^ Apocalipse Z. Os días escuros. Urco Editora.
  4. ^ "More Zombie Mayhem Shambling Our Way in Apocalypse Z". Dread Central. May 14, 2011. 
  5. ^ Medina, Marta (March 2, 2010). "Manel Loureiro: 'En ningún país se podría hacer frente a una pandemia zombi'". El Mundo (Spain). 
  6. ^ Loureiro, Manel. Apocalypse Z #2: Dark Days. 
  7. ^ Loureiro, Manel. Apocalypse Z #3: The Wrath of the Just. 
  8. ^ Apocalipse Z. Os días escuros. Urco Editora.
  9. ^ Loureiro, Manel (2013). The Last Passenger. 
  10. ^ "Editorial Reviews: The Last Passenger". Amazon.com. January 1, 2015.