Julio Ramón Ribeyro

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Birthday
31, 1929
Birthplace
Peru
DEATH DATE
Dec 4, 1994 (65)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
31, 1929
Birthplace
Peru
DEATH DATE
Dec 4, 1994 (65)

About

Twentieth-century Peruvian author known for his pessimistic, autobiographical short stories. His stories were published collectively as La palabra del mudo (The Word of the Mute).

Before Fame

He studied both literature and law at the Universidad Catolica in Lima, Peru. He published his first short story collection, Los gallinazos sin plumas, in 1954.

Trivia

His literary works are marked by irony and dark humor.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Lima, Peru. He died in his sixties after smoking for decades.

Associated With

His work has been compared to that of American author Kurt Vonnegut.