Their extended family consisted of landowners whose fortunes were ruined by the Mexican Revolution and the Cristero War of 1926-1928 a Roman Catholic integralist revolt against the government of Mexico following the Mexican Revolution. html
This collection includes his admired tale "¡Diles que no me maten!" ("Tell Them Not to Kill Me!"). One of Latin America's most esteemed authors Rulfo's reputation rests on two slim books the novel Pedro Páramo (1955) and El Llano en llamas (1953) a collection of short stories. Juan Rulfo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxuan ˈrulfo] [About this sound] audio (help·info)) (16 May 1917 – 7 January 1986) was a Mexican writer screenwriter and photographer.