Author

Roberto Ampuero

Chilean politician and writer

1953   -  

genre: novel, short story, essay
country of citizenship: Chile
educated at: Humboldt University of Berlin, Instituto Pedagógico, University of Iowa, University of Havana, University of Chile
occupation: journalist, writer, politician
position held: Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chile

Roberto Ampuero (born 20 February 1953 in Valparaíso, Chile) is a Chilean author, columnist, and the current Minister of Foreign Affairs of Chile, a position he has held since March 11, 2018. His first novel ¿Quién mató a Kristián Kustermann? was published in 1993 and in it he introduced his private eye, Cayetano Brulé, winning the Revista del Libro prize of El Mercurio. Since then the detective has appeared in five novels. In addition he has published an autobiographical novel about his years in Cuba titled Nuestros Años Verde Olivo (1999) and the novels Los Amantes de Estocolmo (Book of the Year in Chile, 2003 and the bestseller of the year in Chile)) and Pasiones Griegas (chosen as the Best Spanish Novel in China, 2006). His novels have been published in Latin America and Spain, and have been translated into German, French, Italian, Chinese, Swedish, Portuguese, Greek, Croatian, and English. In Chile his works have sold more than 40 editions. Ampuero now resides in Iowa where he is a professor at the University of Iowa in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. He was a columnist of La Tercera and the New York Times Syndicate and since March 2009 has been working as a columnist for El Mercurio. Between 2013 and 2014 he was Minister of Culture in the government of Sebastián Piñera.
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works

10

La guerra de los duraznos

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El caso Neruda

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author: Roberto Ampuero

2008

Boleros en La Habana

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author: Roberto Ampuero

Cita en el Azul Profundo

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author: Roberto Ampuero

2004

El alemán de Atacama

novel by Roberto Ampuero

author: Roberto Ampuero

The Other Woman

novel by Roberto Ampuero

author: Roberto Ampuero

2010

Los amantes de Estocolmo

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author: Roberto Ampuero

2003

Nuestros años verde olivo

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author: Roberto Ampuero

1999

Pasiones griegas

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author: Roberto Ampuero

2006

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