Baltasar Magro holds degrees in Art History and Journalism. He has been working for TV for over thirty years as a script-writer of cultural programmes, documentaries and leisure, as well as director, amongst the programmes he directs is the famous ‘Informe Semanal’ (TVE), The Weekly Report, which has been aired for over 25 years. In 1984 he introduced to the Spanish audiovisual world the concept of investigated journalism, with a programme called ‘Teleobjetivo’ Telephoto (lens). He began his literary career with the novel El círculo de Juanelo (Juanelo’s Circle, 2001). This was followed by La sangrienta luna (The Bleeding Moon, 2002), Carrosanto (Carrosanto, 2002), Los nueve desconocidos (New Strangers, 2004), En primera línea (The First Line, 2006), La hora de Quevedo (Quevedo’s Hour, 2008) and En el corazón de la ciudad levítica (In the Heart of the Levitical City, 2011).