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María Martoccia

María Martoccia

María Martoccia (Buenos Aires, 1957) is an Argentine writer, essayist, and translator. After studying literature at the University of Buenos Aires, she traveled around the world, spending long periods of time in England, Yemen, Thailand, Malaysia, and Morocco. Martoccia has published two novels and a collection of short stories and is also famous for her translations of the works of Japanese Nobel Prize laureate Yasunari Kawabata. Martoccia lives with her husband and child in an isolated area in the province of Córdoba.


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