Carmen Laforet (Carmen Laforet Díaz) (kär´mān läfōrĕt´), 1921–2004, Spanish writer, b. Barcelona. Her first novel, Nada (1945, tr. Andrea 1964), which describes the spiritual desolation of a country emerging from civil war, parallels some of her own experiences. Her other works, noted for their sensitivity and accuracy of observation, include La isla y los demonios [the island and the devils] (1952), La mujer nueva [the new woman] (1955), Grand Canary (tr. 1961), and La niña y otros relatos [the little girl and other stories] (1970).
See study by R. Johnson (1981).
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