José Luís Peixoto


Country: Portugal

José Luís Peixoto is one of Portugal’s most acclaimed and bestselling contemporary novelists. He has a vast work in fiction and poetry and has received several Portuguese and international literary awards, such as the José Saramago Literary Award. His novels are translated in 26 languages.

Supported by The Embassy of Portugal & Instituto Camões.

José Luís Peixoto adalah salah satu novelis kontemporer paling disegani dengan karya terlaris asal Portugal. Ia mempunyai sebuah karya besar berupa fiksi dan puisi dan telah menerima beberapa penghargaan sastra Portugis dan internasional, seperti José Saramago Literary Award. Novelnya telah diterjemahkan ke dalam 26 bahasa.

Didukung oleh The Embassy of Portugal & Instituto Camões.

Appearing in

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