Famous People From Spain
Spain has been home to longest literary traditions of the Western Hemisphere. It has been the birthplace of numerous noted and fabled writers for centuries. Interestingly, literature in Spain is broadly divided into two categories – works by Spanish in Spanish and works by Spanish but in English. Though in both types the writers are from Spain, their medium of articulating thoughts and beliefs are different. Had it been some decades ago and people would have been ignorant of the greatness of the first type, but thanks to the translation industry, today, readers are enriched with global literature from international writers and authors. Talking about Spanish writers in general, there have been some of the greatest and supremely talented writers from the region. Names like Miguel de Cervantes, Federico Gracia Lorca, Camilo Jose Cela, Javier Marias, Ana Maria Matute and Carlos Ruiz Zafon do ring a bell in the minds of reading aficionados and book lovers. But that is not all, for the country is home to many more prolific and gifted writers whose magic with the pen results in crafting of some of the most compelling stories and narratives. With this section, explore in details about the life and works of Spanish writers. Their storytelling technique will leave you hungry for more!