Thursday, June 17, 2010

Vargas Llosa says that reading "Tirant lo Blanc" helped him find his calling

"Esta obra me enseñó que el escritor auténtico vuelca en lo que escribe todo lo que hay en él, lo mejor y lo peor"
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Tirant lo Blanc is an epic romance written by the Valencian knight Joanot Martorell, supposedly finished by Martí Joan de Galba and published in Valencia in 1490. It is one of the best known medieval works of literature in Catalan, and played an important role in the evolution of the Western novel because of its influence on the author Miguel de Cervantes.

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