Ernesto Sabato

Author: Ernesto Sabato

Ernesto Sabato was born in Buenos Aires in 1911 and died in 2011. He published three novels—The Tunnel, On Heroes and Tombs, and Abaddon el Exterminador, which won the French Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger and the Jerusalem Prize—and many volumes of essays. In 1985 he won the Miguel de Cervantes Prize (equivalent to the Nobel Prize for literature in Hispanic languages) “for four decades of literary endeavor”.