Patricio Escobal

PATRICIO PEDRO ESCOBAL (1903-2002) the testimonies of newly incorporated prisoners not allowed as doubt about the end run by colleagues who each night are called to testify to the civilian Government. Patricio p. Escobal. THE voice imprisoned and exiled Patricio p. Escobal is first author of a single book the mailbags (1974), appeared in English with the title Death Row (death row) (1968). This work can hardly enter within the limits of fiction because he is a story about what happened to the author since the beginning of the war until his departure to the United States after her, in prisons enabled in La Rioja by military rebels to the second Republic which was imprisoned, under threat of execution and later.

confined in the Basque town of Pedernales. Escobal has autobiographical plan what has happened to him, friends and acquaintances Riojan and his style has certain smoothness, which denotes a prose writer with literary qualities, and, above all, the work has a great testimonial value. Noteworthy stories on diseases and anguish caused by the lack of freedom and the impressive stories of those men expected in Franco’s prisons at any time read your name to be removed and driven to the wall of firing squad. Those critical moments, and of their reactions to this situation limit Escobal makes an analysis in a philosophical tone of the man. There is also a work of Luis Alberto Quesada, with very similar title, the saca (1963), which also tells those chilling moments. The writer, an industrial engineer and famous footballer Patricio Pedro Escobal Lopez was born in Logrono on August 24, 1903 and died in New York on November 25, 2002. With only four years of age he lost his father, a rich immigrant. He studied bachillerato in Madrid, at the Jesuit College of Chamartin de la Rosa and, subsequently, the colegio El Pilar, of the society of Mary.

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