Enrique Gil Gilbert
Ecuadorian novelist, short story writerwd:Q5379710
genre: short story, novel
country of citizenship: Ecuador
language of expression: French
educated at: University of Guayaquil
occupation: politician, writer
position held: Deputy of the National Congress of Ecuador
Enrique Gil Gilbert (July 8, 1912 – February 21, 1973) was an Ecuadorian novelist, journalist, poet, and a high-ranking member of the Communist Party of Ecuador.
Gil Gilbert was born and died in the coastal city of Guayaquil, and was the youngest member of the Guayaquil Group, which was one of the most renowned literary and intellectual groups in Ecuador in 1930–40.
Gil Gilbert’s most famous novel is Nuestro Pan (Our Daily Bread) (1942), which was translated into English (1943), German, Japanese, and Czech. The novel won Honourable Mention in the Latin-American Prize Novel Competition.
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