Writer Muere Juan Marsé Has Died
Spanish writer Juan Marce died at the age of 88 in Barcelona, according to the literary Agency Carmen Balcells.
According to his information, he "passed away last night at the age of 87 in Barcelona."
Juan Marce was born on January 8, 1933. He is considered a writer of the "generation of the 50s" (writers who gained fame after the Spanish civil war). He has written many novels, including Locked up with one toy (Encerrados con un solo juguete, 1960), Last nights with Teresa (Ultimas tardes con Teresa, 1966), the Dark history of cousin Montse (La oscura historia de la prima Montse, 1970), Love songs at Lolita's club (Canciones de amor en Lolita's Club, 2005), and others.
Some of his works have been adapted into films. Marse was also a recipient of various national and international awards. In 2008, he was awarded the prestigious Spanish Miguel de Cervantes award.