Monterroso, Augusto

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Name
Monterroso, Augusto Gender: M
born on 21 December 1921 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 14n06, 87w13
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 29°44' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 03°33 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 19°21'



Biography

Honduran writer who adopted Guatemalan nationality, known for the ironical and humorous style of his short stories. He is considered an important figure in the Latin American "Boom" generation, and received several awards, including the Prince of Asturias Award in Literature (2000), Miguel Ángel Asturias National Prize in Literature (1997), and Juan Rulfo Award (1996).

He died 7 February 2003.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Castellanos quotes birth certificate

Categories

  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction