Fernando Aramburu: Patria [Homeland] (2449 words)

Helena Miguelez-Carballeira (Bangor University)
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Patria is the fifth novel by Fernando Aramburu (born in 1959 in San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain). Published in 2016 by Tusquets, it became the best-selling book of 2017 in Spain and in the same year received the Premio de la Crítica (awarded on a yearly basis by the Asociación Española de Críticos Literarios), the Premio Nacional de Narrativa, the Premio Euskadi de Literatura and the Premio Francisco Umbral al Libro del Año. A novel dealing with the social effects and legacies of violent national conflict in the Basque country, Patria rapidly became a literary phenomenon in Spain, attracting sustained media coverage, positive …

Citation: Miguelez-Carballeira, Helena. "Patria". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 17 July 2018 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=38818, accessed 26 October 2021.]

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