Arturo Barea (1897-1957)

Death: 24th December 1957
Location: All Saints Church, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, England Plot: Churchyard annexe
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Spanish journalist and writer. Following the Spanish Civil War he lived in exile in the United Kingdom. His best-known work is his autobiography La Forja de un Rebelde / The Forging of a Rebel, published in three volumes: La Forja / The Forge tells the story of his childhood and adolescence growing up in Madrid between 1905 and 1914, La Ruta / The Track recounts his military experiences in Morocco from 1920 to 1925 and La Llama / The Clash narrates his experience of the Civil War and exile between 1935 and 1940. Gabriel García Márquez considered it one of the "ten best books written in Spain following the Spanish Civil War.”