José Luis Piquero

José Luis Piquero - Translator

Huelva, Spain

I am a professional translator with more than 70 translated books (fiction, essay, poetry).

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Overview

Professional translator with more than 70 translated books (fiction, essay, poetry). I have translated classics (Byron, Dickens, Poe, Edith Wharton, Scott Fitzgerald...), cult authors (Mary Butts, Paul Metcalf...) and contemporaries (Robert Olmstead, Greg Iles, Louis de Bernières...). I've worked as a freelancer for several publishers througout Spain and I love my work.
Services
Book Translation
Languages
English to Spanish
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
History
Sociology
True Crime
Fiction
Classics
Historical Fiction
Literary Fiction
Mystery & Crime

Certifications

  • Hispanic Studies. University of Oviedo

Awards

  • Premio El Ojo Crítico de Radio Nacional de España

Work experience

Translator

Editorial Navona, Hermida Editores, editorial Vaso Roto, etc.
January, 2010 – February, 2020 (about 10 years)

Translator

Editorial Navona, Hermida Editores, editorial Vaso Roto, etc.
January, 2010 – February, 2020 (about 10 years)

Portfolio (10 selected works)

Pausa versal

Denise Levertov

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BARTLEBY EL ESCRIBIENTE y otros relatos

Herman Melville

Publicada en 1853, "Bartleby el escribiente" se ha convertido con el tiempo en un clásico universal. Precursora de los mundos oscuros de Kafka, de la literatura del absurdo y del existencialismo, la novela de Melville ofrece además un delicioso fresco de la vida en Nueva York a mediados del siglo XIX, con personajes tan entrañables e hilarantes como el fogoso Turkey o el siniestro Nippers. Y, ... read more

Publicada en 1853, "Bartleby el escribiente" se ha convertido con el tiempo en un clásico universal. Precursora de los mundos oscuros de Kafka, de la literatura del absurdo y del existencialismo, la novela de Melville ofrece además un delicioso fresco de la vida en Nueva York a mediados del siglo XIX, con personajes tan entrañables e hilarantes como el fogoso Turkey o el siniestro Nippers. Y, ... read more

El último recurso y otros relatos (Reencuentros Navona) (Spanish Edition)

Edith Wharton

Showcasing the talent of one of the greatest novelists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this collection gathers five of Edith Wharton’s short stories. Jealous husbands, spinsters who have wasted away their lives, and bored ladies infatuated with money and aspirations populate these stories that range from moral drama to satire. Though she is primarily known for her novels, Wharton’s ... read more

Showcasing the talent of one of the greatest novelists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this collection gathers five of Edith Wharton’s short stories. Jealous husbands, spinsters who have wasted away their lives, and bored ladies infatuated with money and aspirations populate these stories that range from moral drama to satire. Though she is primarily known for her novels, Wharton’s ... read more

Suave es la noche (Spanish Edition)

Francis Scott Fitzgerald

"Suave es la noche es ideal para comprobar que gran parte de las novelas que nos gustan acaban mal. En ellas, algo de pronto se termina, se apaga. Durante todo el libro ha habido vida, aventuras, gentes que no se conocían y que se han cruzado… Pero luego de repente todo se detiene, es el fin, no hay continuación, alguien muere o desaparece, y sentimos un absoluto vacío, se interrumpió nuestra ... read more

"Suave es la noche es ideal para comprobar que gran parte de las novelas que nos gustan acaban mal. En ellas, algo de pronto se termina, se apaga. Durante todo el libro ha habido vida, aventuras, gentes que no se conocían y que se han cruzado… Pero luego de repente todo se detiene, es el fin, no hay continuación, alguien muere o desaparece, y sentimos un absoluto vacío, se interrumpió nuestra ... read more

Una pesadilla con aire acondicionado

Henry Miller

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El marne

Edith Wharton

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Rare Book

Rare Book

Seis enigmas para Sherlock Holmes (Navona Negra) (Spanish Edition)

Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s penchant for creating complex, gripping mysteries infused with humor and suspense is on full display in this collection of six of his classic Sherlock Holmes stories. In tales such as “A Scandal in Bohemia,” “The Adventure of the Red-Headed League,” and “The Adventure of the Dancing Men,” Holmes puts his legendary wit and powers of deduction to the task of unraveling c... read more

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s penchant for creating complex, gripping mysteries infused with humor and suspense is on full display in this collection of six of his classic Sherlock Holmes stories. In tales such as “A Scandal in Bohemia,” “The Adventure of the Red-Headed League,” and “The Adventure of the Dancing Men,” Holmes puts his legendary wit and powers of deduction to the task of unraveling c... read more

CUENTOS MORDACES

JOSE LUIS PIQUERO

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