ARGENTINA, 1929 - 2012
He was a lawyer, a journalist and a diplomat who lived for a time in exile before ultimately returning home. He also was a Supreme Court judge in his native province not to mention one of the best writers of the Spanish language. He has traveled extensively throughout the world, as a diplomat and an exile, though he always ends up returning to his “place in the world,” to Yala, Jujuy. Always true to his roots and the myths and legends of his homeland, his work has been translated into several languages. He has been awarded the National Academy of Letters and Consecration prizes, and he has been decorated by the French government with the title of Knight of the French Order of Arts and Letters.
PUBLISHED BY: Spanish worldwide SEIX BARRAL / ALFAGUARA | Czech Republic RUNA | France ACTES SUD / SERPENT À PLUMES | Germany EDITION 8 | Israel KETER | Russia MACHAON
SHORT STORIES, 2012
“La Puna,” says Tizón, “isn’t just a hot and cold lunar desert, it’s an experience: it conveys intense sensations of silence, solitude and neglect....
Sometimes we experience life more intensely when we remember it, recalling events with more tranquility than when they happen, Héctor Tizón writes in this memoir in which he...
A twenty-something beekeeper falls in love with teenage Laura and they quickly marry. He is solitary and taciturn; she is cheerful and restless, sometimes tearful as if yearning for something...
No es posible callar
NON FICTION, 2004
El viejo soldado
Tierras de frontera
NON FICTION, 2000
A Strange and Pallid Sheen is a love story. A man overcome with melancholy travels between inhospitable towns selling items of dubious utility. His only company is a handful of memories:...
Wilhem Strasser is a young european engineer who moves with his wife Hilde to an Argentinian north county to build a bridge. Hilde and Strasser are more than foreigners who also need to build...
Luz de crueles provincias
El gallo blanco
SHORT STORIES, 1992
Are we who we think we are, or are we what other people want us to be? That’s the fundamental question that finds a profound answer in this short masterpiece by Hector Tizón, which...
A man’s story told through a long walk around his house. When the doors are closed and you are forced to leave your homeland behind, when fleeing is the only option left, how can one...
Sota de bastos, caballo de espadas
The town of Ramayoc gets more remote and empty every day, enveloped in a cloud of dust and lost in the white sky. But within this devastated, silent land, stories, like peaches, flourish. Two...
Fire in Casabindo tells the real-life 19th century story of the indigenous people of northwest Argentina. This is the tale of a crushing defeat, that of the Battle of Quera, the culmination...
A un costado de los rieles
SHORT STORIES, 1960