Fulgencio Argüelles is a multi-award winning Spanish fiction writer born in 1955. He has published several novels and short story collections. After a long stay in Madrid, where he studied Psychology, he went back to Cenera, Asturias, his hometown. His first novel, Letanías de lluvia (Litanies of Rain), was winner of the premio Azorín in 1992. Since then he has published different novels, among them Los clamores de la tierra (Cries of the Earth), Recuerdos de algún vivir (Memories of some life), winner of the Premio Principado de Asturias 2000, El palacio azul de los ingenieros belgas (The Blue Palace of the Belgian Engineers), winner of the premio Café Gijón and Premio de la Crítica 2003, and A la sombra de los abedules (Under the Shadow of the Birch Trees). His latest novel is No encuentro mi cara en el espejo (I can’t find my face in the Mirror). He also writes contributions for several Spanish newspapers.
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