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Luisa Maria Linares

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Pen name  Luisa-Maria Linares
Genre  Spanish language
Occupation  Novelist
Name  Luisa-Maria Linares
Nationality  Spanish
Role  Writer
Period  1939–1983

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Native name  Luisa Maria Linares-Becerra y Martin de Eugenio
Died  September 12, 1986, Estoril, Portugal
Spouse  Antonio Carbo y Ortiz-Repiso (m. 1933–1936)
Movies  Every Day Has Its Secret, Romance in Puerto Rico
Books  Esta Semana Me Llamo Cleopatra, Soy La Otra Mujer
Children  Maria Concepcion Ortiz-Repiso, Maria Luisa Ortiz-Repiso
Siblings  Concha Linares-Becerra, Maria del Carmen Linares-Becerra

Luisa-María Linares (born 1915 in Madrid, Spain – d. 12 September 1986 in Estoril, Portugal), was a popular Spanish writer of 32 romantic novels from 1939 to 1983. Her novels have been translated into several languages and adapted to film 22 times. Her sister Concha Linares-Becerra also was a romance novelist, and her father was Luis Linares-Becerra, a playwright.

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Biography

Luisa María Linares-Becerra y Martín de Eugenio was born on 1915 in Madrid, Spain, daughter of Luis Linares-Becerra, a playwright, journalist and teather, and his wife, María Concepción Martín de Eugenio. She had two sisters: María Concepción and María del Carmen. After their father death, her sister started to write romance novels as Concha Linares-Becerra.

At 15, she fell in love with Antonio Carbó y Ortiz-Repiso, and they married on September 1933, when she was 18. They had two daughters: María Luisa and María Concepción. Her husband was executed on 14 August 1936 on the destroyer "Almirante Valdés". Back at the mother's home, she began writing for magazines. In 1939, coinciding with the end of the Spanish Civil War, she published her first novels. The following year her novel En poder de Barba Azul was adapted to film, the first of 22 adaptations.

Linares died on 12 September 1986 in Estoril, Portugal and she was buried in her native Madrid.

References

Luisa-Maria Linares Wikipedia


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