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Sepúlveda, Luis 1949-

Overview
Works: 360 works in 1,443 publications in 14 languages and 10,793 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Drama  Short stories  Psychological fiction  Film adaptations  Adventure stories  Autobiographical fiction  Biography 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Other, Instrumentalist, Singer, Interviewee, Creator, Director, Scenarist, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PQ8098.29.E585, 863
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Luis Sepúlveda
Un viejo que leía novelas de amor by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
112 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Antonio José Bolívar, a longtime resident of the Ecuadorian Amazon who is called upon to assist in hunting down a wild cat that has turned man-killer after her cubs were killed by foreign poachers
The story of a seagull and the cat who taught her to fly by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A seagull, dying from the effects of an oil spill, entrusts her egg to Zorba the cat, who promises to care for it until her chick hatches, then teach the chick to fly
The old man who read love stories by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In deep Amazonia, a jaguar whose cubs werekilled by an American hunter is spreading terror amonghumans, a symbolic act of revenge by nature againstmankind for destroying the eco-system. The author, aChilean, worked for UNESCO in the Amazon
Historia de una gaviota y del gato que le enseñó a volar by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
52 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A seagull dying from the effects of an oil spill, entrusts her egg to Zorba the cat, who promises to care for it until her chick hatches, then teach the chick to fly
Mundo del fin del mundo by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
62 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Durante el verano, un adolescente se embarca, en los confines australes de América, en un barco que le llevará por esos mares donde todavía navegan legendarios héroes de siempre. Anos después, el joven chileno, ya adulto y residente al otro lado del planeta, periodista y miembro del movimiento Greenpeace, vuelve a los lejanos parajes de su escapada juvenil por una razón diferente, pero igual de romántica
The name of a bullfighter by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Readers may be unfamiliar with Ariel Dorfman and Paco Ignacio Taibo III (with whom Sepúlveda is compared in the brief blurb on the book's cover), but no doubt they easily will become engrossed in the world of The name of the bullfighter, thanks to Suzanne Ruta's ability to translate a novel's genre as well as its words"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
Nombre de torero by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
28 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Durante los años en que reinaba el nazismo, desapareció de la prisión de Spandau un tesoro de valiosas monedas de oro. Después de que cayera el muro de Berlín, y en los años que vivimos, dos individuos contratan, -- cada cual por su lado --, a dos investigadores que habrán de dedicarse a recuperar el tesoro. Uno de los que tratará de recuperar el botín, que nadie se atreve a reclamar oficialmente, tiene nombre de torero, Juan Belmonte. El otro se llama Frank Galinsky
Diario de un killer sentimental : seguido de Yacaré by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
34 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"... dos novelas cortas. Si, en la primera, un asesino a sueldo infringe con su enamoramiento las normas de su implacable profesión, en la segunda, el investigador de una compañía de seguros se salta los límites de su misión, llevado por su fino olfato de antiguo agente de policía."-- Back cover
The shadow of what we were by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three old members of Chile's Socialist Liberation Army have been summoned by the anarchist known as The Shadow to carry out one last revolutionary mission. The Shadow disappears before he can meet with them, though, and now one of them must take over--and who better than the reckless and bumbling Coco Aravena?
Desencuentros by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
26 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Estas 27 "historias van desgranando situaciones marcadas por deslices, quiebros y desencuentros que, por una razón u otra, no han sabido o no han podido evitar."--P. [4] of cover
La sombra de lo que fuimos by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three Chilean leftists, back in Santiago after years of exile, wait for an old comrade who hopes to use them for new revolutionary activity, but when the man is killed in a freak accident, they decide to go ahead anyway
Le vieux qui lisait des romans d'amour by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
36 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un vieil homme, qui a longtemps vécu parmi les Indiens Shuars d'Amazonie et dont l'unique passion est la lecture de romans d'amour, est conscrit par le maire de son village pour une chasse à l'ocelot. Un bref mais magnifique récit, à l'écriture limpide, d'un profond humanisme, qui en cent pages à peine aborde l'écologie, la destruction de la forêt amazonienne et de ses indigènes, l'analphabétisme, l'idiotie des gouvernants, l'opposition nature-culture et bien d'autres choses, sans jamais s'appesantir. [SDM]
La lámpara de Aladino by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and Portuguese and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Para rescatar del olvido momentos, parajes y existencias irrepetibles ha escrito Luis Sepulveda este volumen, una lampara de la que surgen, como por arte de magia, doce relatos magistrales ..."
Hot line by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intrigante novela de Luis Sepulveda. George Washington Caucaman, detective de origen mapuche y gatillo ligero, es destinado a Santiago de Chile, y alli lo arrinconan en la unidad de delitos sexuales. Aunque se sienta un poco perdido y anore las tierras patagonicas, Caucaman no se deja arredrar y empieza a investigar un caso de llamadas anonimas a una "linea caliente" de sexo. Dos datos hacen especialmente inquietante el caso: la chica de la Hot Line es una exiliada que acaba de regresar al pais: y las llamadas parecen relacionadas con las torturas de la dictadura pinochtista
Patagonia express : apuntes de viaje by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
63 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"La extraordinaria capacidad para contar historias que caracteriza al autor queda de manifiesto en un relato donde se hace difícil distinguir la memoria de los recuerdos efectivamente vividos y la transformación artística que experimentan en la imaginación del narrador. Excelente recreación de personajes inusuales y de ambientes característicos de la Patagonia, representados con todo su atractivo natural"-
Historias marginales by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
33 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Publisher description. The Jewish Holocaust, the economic colonialism in the Amazon, the irrational Serbian nationalism, the ecological crimes and other situations of serious injustice is the protagonists of this extraordinary book of stories
Storia di una gabbianella e del gatto che le insegnò a volare : romanzo by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
28 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in Italian and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Histoire d'une mouette et du chat qui lui apprit à voler by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in French and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A travers les aventures rocambolesques et drôles de Zorbas et Afortunada, on découvre la solidarité, la tendresse, la nature et la poésie
Il vecchio che leggeva romanzi d'amore by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
35 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Italian and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le monde du bout du monde : roman by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in French and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journaliste dans une agence de presse alternative à Hambourg, le narrateur s'envole vers son Chili natal et la Patagonie pour enquêter sur un mystérieux navire japonais qui chasse illégalement la baleine. Il renoue ainsi avec des souvenirs d'enfance - à seize ans, il s'était embarqué sur un baleinier suite à la lecture de "Moby Dick" - des paysages et des êtres hors du commun. Un beau récit, au ton libertaire, écologique en diable, qui frôle hélas parfois la littérature de patronage
 
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Alternative Names
Sepulveda, Louis
Sepúlveda, Luis
Sepulveda, Luis 1949-
Sepulveda, Luiss 1949-
سبولبيدا، لويس، 1949-
لويس سبولفيدا، 1949-
セプルベダ, ルイス
Languages
Spanish (466)
Italian (99)
French (61)
English (43)
Portuguese (3)
Polish (3)
Basque (3)
German (2)
Catalan (2)
Romanian (2)
Greek, Modern (2)
Croatian (1)
Esperanto (1)
Dutch (1)
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