Joan Manuel Gisbert

The works of Joan Manuel Gisbert (Barcelona, 1949) place him “in the magic space where dreams and wakefulness come together in splendid harmony”. Gisbert is one of the most prestigious writers of fantasy narrative, of mystery and adventure. His works move in enigmatic zones of reality and are usually inspired by the search for things beyond the limits of eveyday experiences. In their pages he develops stories which are always full of attractions without ever neglecting the richness of language.

His works have been translated into twenty languages and he has been awarded important literary prizes such as C.C.E.I., Lazarillo, Critics’ prize, Children's Literature National Award, Gran Angular, Barco de Vapor (twice), Edebé, Cervantes chico and Sorcières (France), among others.

Selected bibliography

- El misterio de la isla de Tökland. Espasa Calpe, 1982.
- El museo de los sueños. Espasa Calpe, 1984.
- El arquitecto y el emperador de Arabia. Edelvives, 1988.
- El misterio de la mujer autómata. SM, 1991.
- La frontera invisible. SM, 1992.
- Los espejos veneciano. Edelvives, 1993.
- Escenarios fantásticos. SM, 1995.
- Los armarios negros. Alfaguara, 1996.
- La noche del Viajero Errante. Edelvives, 1996.
- La mirada oscura. Anaya, 1997.
- El lugar de los murciélagos. Edelvives, 1998.
- El último enigma. Edelvives, 2003.
- La mansión de los abismos. Nautilus, 2004.
- Algo despierta en secreto. Edelvives, 2006.
- Los caminos del miedo. Planeta Oxford, 2008.