Luis Romero (novelist)
Luis Romero (1916–2009) was a Spanish novelist. He was born in Barcelona. He wrote two dozen books in a literary career spanning four decades. He won the Premio Nadal in 1951 for his novel La noria and the Premio Planeta in 1963 for El cacique. He wrote a well-received biography of the artist Salvador Dalí. He also published a couple of histories of the Spanish Civil War, Tres días de julio in 1967, and Por qué y cómo mataron a Calvo Sotelo in 1982. The latter work won the Premio Espejo de España. Late in his career, he won the Ramon Llull Novel Award for his novel Castell de cartes.