Luca de Tena, Torcuato

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(1923-1999) Spanish controversialist, poet and author in whose first novel, La otra vida del capitán Contreras (1953; trans Barnaby Conrad as The Second Life of Captain Contreras 1960), the Sleeper Awakes hero has sharp things to say about the new world he enters. [JC]

Torcuato Luca de Tena

born Madrid, Spain: 9 June 1923

died Madrid, Spain: 1 June 1999

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