Jon Arretxe has a doctorate in Basque Philology, a degree in Physical Education and has completed his piano and singing studies at the Bilbao and Vitoria conservatories. He has lived in Arbizu (Navarre) since 2004.
This multi-faceted and successful author has chosen a literary career as a profession, gives lectures on his books or travels and, in addition, sings opera.
His incursion into writing was through travel literature: 7 Colors, Tubabu, The South of Memory... although for the past couple of years he has focused his attention in the noir genre. He has published titles such as Shahmarán, Tangier Dreams, The Arruti Gang... but, mostly, the saga of his detective-visionary, Touré. A character through whose adventures the author makes us participate in the experiences and hardships of the "undocumented".
A tireless author, he has also written children and young adults’ literature, with titles such as Towards the Great Wall or The Earth's Heartbeats.
Literary Genres: police, black and suspense - children & ya
Published at: Erein - Erein (Spain)