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Memoirs of a Peasant Boy

Memoirs of a Peasant Boy (Galician: Memorias dun neno labrego) is a social and historical novel by Galician writer Xosé Neira Vilas published in Argentina on January 5, 1961. It is a book on the Galician field seen by the eyes of a child, and is the most read work of galician-language literature,[1] with more than 600,000 copies sold by 2015.[2] It is dedicated to all boys and all girls who speak Galician.

Memoirs of a Peasant Boy
AuthorXosé Neira Vilas
Original titleMemorias dun neno labrego
TranslatorCamilo Ogando
IllustratorIsaac Díaz Pardo
Cover artistLuís Seoane (first edition)
Isaac Díaz Pardo
CountryGalicia
LanguageGalician language
GenreNovel
PublisherEditorial Follas Novas
Ediciós do Castro
Publication date
1961
Published in English
2007
Media typePrint

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Falece o escritor Xosé Neira Vilas". Praza Pública (in Galician). 27 November 2015. Retrieved 27 November 2015.
  2. ^ X. F. (22 July 2015). ""Memorias dun neno labrego" chega á súa edición número 35". La Voz de Galicia (in Galician). Retrieved 4 January 2016.