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Born: 1936-03-28
Profession: Writer
Nation: Peruvian
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Maintain democracy or go to dictatorship: that is what is at stake in these elections.

Tags: Democracy, Elections, Maintain

You cannot teach creativity - how to become a good writer. But you can help a young writer discover within himself what kind of writer he would like to be.

Tags: Cannot, Good, Help

Eroticism has its own moral justification because it says that pleasure is enough for me; it is a statement of the individual's sovereignty.

Tags: Enough, Individual, Moral

Prosperity or egalitarianism - you have to choose. I favor freedom - you never achieve real equality anyway: you simply sacrifice prosperity for an illusion.

Tags: Equality, Freedom, Real

Since it is impossible to know what's really happening, we Peruvians lie, invent, dream and take refuge in illusion. Because of these strange circumstances, Peruvian life, a life in which so few actually do read, has become literary.

Tags: Lie, Life, Strange

If you are killed because you are a writer, that's the maximum expression of respect, you know.

Tags: Expression, Respect, Writer

It isn't true that convicts live like animals: animals have more room to move around.

Tags: Move, Room, True

No matter how ephemeral it is, a novel is something, while despair is nothing.

Tags: Despair, Matter, While

There is an incompatibility between literary creation and political activity.

Tags: Between, Creation, Political

Writing a book is a very lonely business. You are totally cut off from the rest of the world, submerged in your obsessions and memories.

Tags: Book, Business, Lonely

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