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Alberto Manguel


Who is Alberto Manguel?

Alberto Manguel is an Argentine-born Canadian anthologist, translator, essayist, novelist and editor. He is the author of numerous non-fiction books such as The Dictionary of Imaginary Places, A History of Reading, The Library at Night and Homer's Iliad and Odyssey: A Biography; and novels such as News From a Foreign Country Came. Though almost all of Manguel's books were written in English, two of his novels were written in Spanish, and El regreso has not yet been published in English. Manguel has also written film criticism such as Bride of Frankenstein and collections of essays such as Into the Looking Glass Wood. In 2007, Manguel was selected to be that year's annual lecturer for the prestigious Massey Lectures.

  • also known as Αλμπέρτο Μάνγκουελ; Αλμπέρτο Μανγκουέλ; Αλμπέρτο Μάνγκελ; 阿爾維托·曼古埃爾; Мангель, Альберто
  • born in (68 years ago) in Buenos Aires
  • nationality: Canada
  • profession: Writer, novelist, author, translator, editor
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Google previewMelancholy (2016)

by László F. Földényi (Foldenyi)

ALBERTO MANGUEL is a Canadian writer, translator, ...

Google previewTyrant Banderas (2012)

by Ramon del Valle-Inclan

ALBERTO MANGUEL is an Argentinianborn Canadian essayist and novelist. Hehaswritten twenty worksofcriticism, including The Dictionary of Imaginary Places (with GianniGuadalupi), AHistory of Reading, and TheLibrary at Night; ...

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