Perez-Reverte, Arturo( Spanish writer)
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Biography Perez-Reverte, Arturo
Arturo Perez-Reverte was born November 24, 1951 in Cartagena (Spain). As a young man fond of scuba diving, now has become inveterate sailor ( "True freedom begins at 10 miles from the coast '). From his father inherited a love of travel, from his grandfather - the library of five thousand volumes. As a child, read the whole adventure and classical literature, to which he could reach. Then his favorite hero was Robinson Crusoe, which is now a writer finds repulsive ( 'What did Robinson, met another man? "Turned him into a servant').
. However, scholarship is not saved by Arturo from exclusion from school because he hit the priest.
. In 1970 he worked on a tanker-nefteperevozchike, then became a journalist
. As a military correspondent for the daily newspaper 'Pueblo' visited several African countries, including - in the Western Sahara and Equatorial Guinea. Twice was reported missing - in the Sahara in 1975 and Eritrea in 1977. He worked as a military television correspondents on RTVE, carried reports from Cyprus, from El Salvador, Nicaragua, Chad, Lebanon, Sudan, Mozambique, Angola, from the Persian Gulf and Bosnia. Then switched primarily on fiction, but still serves as a columnist (in particular, in 'El Semanal').
. Journalist, a soldier, a mystic, grand master, seaman, knigochey, an aristocrat, a hacker, pirate, a detective, an adventurer - all this by Arturo Perez-Reverte.
. Filibuster literature, he does not play a role, not wearing masks
. Each book - the result of his own life experience. This Don Quixote of modern Spanish literature is ready to fight with the windmills of the banality of the miracle elegant intrigue. He absorbed unhurried wisdom of the twentieth century, and teaches her computer speed the century XXI.
His books - the territory of the new millennium, post-modern designer, the coordinate system of human culture. Arturo Perez-Reverte - Renaissance man, the eternal wanderer on the seas book, accidentally stuck to the shores of our era. His readers are very lucky - the writer knows many stories, exciting and terrifying, touching and absurd. He will tell us about what we do not imagine we can, because the geography of his imagination knows no boundaries, and he knows how to tell.