Jesús Sánchez Adalid graduated in Law at the Universidad de Extremadura and studied for his doctorate at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He worked as a judge for two years, after which he studied philosophy and theology. Considered an original, multifaceted writer, he has found a wide reading public thanks to his singular rendering of characters, the intensity of their experiences and the exciting journeys they undertake, authentic journeys of initiation, in search of inner truth. He has successfully published La luz del Oriente, La Tierra sin Mal and El caballero de Alcántara, among others. In 2007 he won the Fernando Lara prize for his novel El alma de la ciudad.