Entry updated 31 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1923-1999) Spanish controversialist, poet and author in whose first novel, La otra vida del capitán Contreras (1953; trans Barnaby Conrad as The Second Life of Captain Contreras 1960), the Sleeper Awakes hero has sharp things to say about the new world he enters. [JC]
Torcuato Luca de Tena
born Madrid, Spain: 9 June 1923
died Madrid, Spain: 1 June 1999
- La otra vida del capitán Contreras (Barcelona, Spain: Destino, 1953) [hb/]
- The Second Life of Captain Contreras (Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1960) [trans by Barnaby Conrad of the above: hb/]
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