Graves, Lucia 1943–

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Graves, Lucia 1943–

PERSONAL: Born 1943, in Devon, England; daughter of Robert (the author) and Beryl Graves; married twice; children: three daughters. Education: Attended St. Anne's College, Oxford.

ADDRESSES: Agent—Piers Russell-Cobb, Rutland House, Rutland Gardens, London SW7 1BX, England. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Writer, editor and translator.

MEMBER: Society of Authors, Sociedad General de Autores y Editores, Translators' Association.


(Translator) Maurico Obregón, The Columbus Papers, Macmillan (New York, NY), 1991.

(Editor) Robert Graves: Complete Short Stories, Carcanet Press (Manchester, England), 1995.

A Woman Unknown: Voices from a Spanish Life, Virago Press (London, England), 1999.

La casa de la memoria, Seix-Barral (Barcelona, Spain), 1999, translation published as The Memory House, Vineyard Press (Port Jefferson, NY), 2002.

(Translator) Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind, Penguin (New York, NY), 2004.

Author's works have been translated into Catalan, French, Dutch, Polish, and Turkish.

SIDELIGHTS: Lucia Graves is known for her work on The Columbus Papers, where she served as the translator of Christopher Columbus's controversial Barcelona letter of 1493 into English. Working as an editor, Graves, daughter of Robert Graves (author of such well-known works as I, Claudius, Good-bye to All That, and The White Goddess) collected the entire canon of her father's popular stories and placed them in a single volume, Robert Graves: Complete Short Stories.

Graves also wrote an autobiographical work titled A Woman Unknown: Voices from a Spanish Life, in which she relates her experiences growing up in Spain.



Graves, Lucia, A Woman Unknown: Voices from a Spanish Life, Virago (London, England), 1999.


Publishers Weekly, November 4, 1996, Ian Firla, review of A Woman Unknown: Voices from a Spanish Life, p. 64.

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