Luis García Montero (Granada, Spain, 1958). Luis García Montero was born in Granada, Spain, in 1958. His poetry has received some of the most coveted awards in Spanish, such as the Loewe and the Adonais. Among the most important books of his poetry are: Habitaciones separadas, La intimidad de la serpiente and Las flores del frío. He is a Professor of Spanish Literature, and at present he directs the Cervantes Institute. His work has been translated into more than twenty languages, and it is the most widely disseminated among all Spanish language poets.
The need to return poetry to the people has been addressed at different moments with very uneven success. Since the 1980’s the poetry of Luis García Montero has become the standard for an entire generation of Spanish language poets. García Montero is a poet with a following of readers, but in addition he is a poet who has never eschewed depth or...In stock