Juan Benet

Juan Benet (1927–1993) was one of the most important 20th-century Spanish writers. The author of some 30 books, he is best known for his first novel, Return to Región.


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On the Necessity of Treason

Adrian Nathan West presents his translation of an essay by the great Spanish prose writer Juan Benet (1927–1993)....

On the Necessity of Treason
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