José León Sánchez

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José León Sánchez
José León Sánchez holding the Codex Borbonicus, 2014-08-07 Dccespedes.jpg
Sánchez holding a copy of the Codex Borbonicus
Born (1929-04-19) April 19, 1929 (age 89)
NationalityCosta Rican

José León Sánchez Alvarado is a Costa Rican novelist born in 1929, best known for his works Isla de los hombres solos ("Island of Lonely Men")[1] and Tenochtitlan. He was born in Cucaracho del Río Cuarto, Puntarenas. A movie adaptation of his novel, Isla de los hombres solos was made and released by a Mexican producer.


  1. ^ Firestone, Matthew D (2010-12-01). Discover Costa Rica. Lonely Planet. pp. 311–. ISBN 978-1-74220-109-2. Retrieved 3 May 2011.