GHANA Alberto Blest (Blest Gana Alberto)( Chilean novelist.)
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Biography GHANA Alberto Blest (Blest Gana Alberto)
Born June 16, 1830 in Santiago. While living in France in 1847-1851, passionately carried away by the novels of Balzac. At home was the founder of the Chilean novel, creating a European-style around a dozen novels. Tremendous success has Martin Rivas (Martin Rivas, 1862) - realistically reconstruct the history of the young man on the background of the uprising in 1851 in the capital, the first Chilean skolok life. Then, in the initial period of his life, Blest Ghana published novels Arithmetic of Love (La aritmtica del amor, 1860) and the ideal rake (El ideal de un calavera, 1863)
. After a long stay in the diplomatic service in France and the UK, . enriched with new works of European writers, . writer returned to his literary work and write a novel in the time of the Reconquista (Durante la reconquista, . 1897), . Exiles (Los Transplantados, . 1904), . Mad Estero (El loco Estero, . 1909) and Gladys Fairfield (Gladys Fairfield, . 1912),
. Mad Estero - according to most critics, the best novel writer, written by childhood memories. Died Blest Ghana in Paris on Nov. 9, 1920.