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List of the most popular authors from Peru, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Peruvian authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Peruvian writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

List authors range from Carlos Thorne Boas to Jorge Eielson.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Peru?" and "Who are the best Peruvian authors?"

For further information on these historic Peruvian authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Peruvian authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.

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Mario Vargas Llosa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Mario Vargas Llosa The Feast of the Goat, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, The Storyteller

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Isabel Allende is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Isabel Allende Daughter of Fortune, Eva Luna, City of the Beasts

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Fernando Fernan Gomez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Fernando Fernan Gomez El viaje a ninguna parte

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César Vallejo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
César Vallejo La situación social en Colombia, Trilce, Los Heraldos Negros

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Ricardo Palma is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Ricardo Palma Armonias, Las mejores tradiciones peruanas, Cachivaches

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Antonio Cisneros is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Antonio Cisneros Monólogo de la casta Susana, Propios como ajenos, Helicoptors in the Kingdom of Peru

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Manuel Scorza is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Manuel Scorza La Tumba del Relampago, Poesia contemporánea del Peru, Garabombo^! the Invisible

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Gustavo Gutiérrez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Gustavo Gutiérrez Sharing the Word through the liturgical year, Reflexión sobre la teología de la liberación, Liberation and change

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Abraham Valdelomar is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Abraham Valdelomar Valdelomar por él mismo, Our children of the sun, Verdolaga

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Nicomedes Santa Cruz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Nicomedes Santa Cruz Cumanana, Décimas y poemas: antología, La décima en el Perú

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Jaime Bayly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Jaime Bayly Aquí no hay poesía, El Huracan Lleva Tu Nombre, Los últimos días de la prensa

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Daniel Alarcón is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Daniel Alarcón Lost City Radio

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Fernando Belaúnde Terry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Fernando Belaúnde Terry Peru's own conquest

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Álvaro Vargas Llosa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Álvaro Vargas Llosa Guide to the Perfect Latin American Idiot, La Mestiza de Pizarro, El exilio indomable

The Best Tennis Players from Peru

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Alfredo Bryce is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Alfredo Bryce A World for Julius, Tarzan's tonsillitis

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Julio Ramón Ribeyro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Julio Ramón Ribeyro Marginal voices

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Martín Chambi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Martín Chambi Martín Chambi^! photographs^! 1920-1950

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Manuel A. Odría is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Manuel A. Odría Message to the nation

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Alonso Cueto is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Authors from Peru

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José Watanabe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Authors from Peru

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José María Arguedas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
José María Arguedas Señores e indios, Todas las Sangres, Deep Rivers

The Best Absurdist Fiction Novels

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Garcilaso de la Vega is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Garcilaso de la Vega Comentarios Reales de los Incas, The Incas

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Francisco García Calderón Rey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Francisco García Calderón Rey Latin American

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José Santos Chocano is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
José Santos Chocano Spirit of the Andes

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Hilda Gadea is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Hilda Gadea Ernesto: a memoir of Che Guevara

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Diego Valverde Villena is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Authors from Peru

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Jorge Eielson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Jorge Eielson

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José Carlos Mariátegui is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
José Carlos Mariátegui Seven interpretive essays on Peruvian reality

Shortly After A Meteorite Landed In Peru, Residents Began Suffering From A Mysterious Illness ...

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Manuel Gonzales Prada is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Manuel Gonzales Prada Free pages and other essays

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Omar Aramayo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Omar Aramayo

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Martín Adán is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Martín Adán The cardboard house

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Ventura García Calderón is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Ventura García Calderón Explication de Montherlant

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Sebastián Salazar Bondy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Sebastián Salazar Bondy The suitcase

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A. Roberto Frisancho is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
A. Roberto Frisancho Human adaptation

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Eduardo González Viaña is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Eduardo González Viaña Dante's ballad, American dreams

The Best Movies Based on Short Stories

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Carlos Oquendo de Amat is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Authors from Peru

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Santiago Roncagliolo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Santiago Roncagliolo

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Mariano Melgar is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Authors from Peru

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Francisco Morales Bermúdez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Francisco Morales Bermúdez Substantial changes

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Javier Heraud is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Javier Heraud

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Juan Velasco Alvarado is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Juan Velasco Alvarado Speech by General de Division Juan Velasco Alvarado

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Hernando de Soto is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Hernando de Soto The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else, Realizing Property Rights

The Best George Orwell Quotes

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José María Eguren is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
José María Eguren

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Carlos Yushimito is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Authors from Peru

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Marco Martos Carrera is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Marco Martos Carrera

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Federico Barreto is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Federico Barreto

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Blanca Varela is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Authors from Peru

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Clorinda Matto de Turner is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Clorinda Matto de Turner Torn from the nest

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Washington Delgado is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Washington Delgado

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Alberto Valdivia Baselli is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Authors from Peru
Alberto Valdivia Baselli