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El tañido de una flauta

Sergio Pitol (author)

El tañido de una flauta

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Title
El tañido de una flauta
Author
Sergio Pitol
Language
Spanish
Publisher
Barcelona: Anagrama, 2006
217 p.
ISBN
84-339-1733-1 9788433917331

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About Sergio Pitol

Sergio Pitol Deméneghi (18 March 1933 – 12 April 2018) was a Mexican writer, translator and diplomat. In 2005, he received the Cervantes Prize, the most prestigious literary award in the Spanish-speaking world.

Early life

Born in Puebla, Pitol spent his childhood in Ingenio de Potrero, a provincial town in the state of Veracruz. His mother died when he was four years old and soon after Pitol contracted malaria, which left him bedridden until about the age of 12. He was raised by his grandmother. As a teenager, Pitol moved to Córdoba, Veracruz.

Education and diplomatic work

In 1950, Pitol moved to Mexico City to study law and literature at the Universidad Autónoma de México (UNAM). In 1960, he became a member of the Mexican Foreign Service and served over a number of years as cultural attaché in Rome, Belgrade, Warsaw, Paris, Beijing, Moscow, Prague, Budapest an…Read more on Wikipedia