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Camilo José Cela

Monument to Camilo José Cela,
Padrón, Spain.
Born Camilo José Cela y Trulock
(1916-05-11)11 May 1916
Padrón, Galicia, Spain
Died 17 January 2002(2002-01-17) (aged 85)
Madrid, Spain
Resting place Iria Flavia cemetery
Occupation Novelist, short story writer, essayist
Language Spanish
Nationality Spanish
Literary movement Generation of ’36
Notable works The Family of Pascual Duarte, The Hive
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Literature
Spouse María del Rosario Conde Picavea (m. 1944-div. 1990)
Marina Concepción Castaño López (m. 1991-2002)
(his death)
Children Camilo José Cela Conde

There are two kinds of man: the ones who make history and the ones who endure it.
Camilo Jose Cela
Literature is the denunciation of the times in which one lives.
Ideas? My head is full of them, one after the other, but they serve no purpose there. They must be put down on paper, one after the other.
Camilo Jose Cela
When debts are not paid because they cannot be paid, the best thing to do is not talk about them, and shuffle the cards again.
Camilo Jose Cela