Jorge Edwards (Santiago de Chile, 1931) is one of the leading figures of Spanish-language literature today. He studied Law and Philosophy at the University of Chile and at Princeton University and, from 1957 to 1973, occupied various diplomatic positions in Latin America and Europe. He writes novels and stories as well as essays and his work has been translated into several languages. Among other awards, he has received the Chile National Prize for Literature and the Miguel de Cervantes Prize. Acantilado has published his book La última hermana (The Last Sister, 2016).