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I respect and I adore the author’s writing style and language, but I can’t say the same for his books in general. In rapid succession, he published a series of critically acclaimed works, the most important of which are the novel Los detectives salvajes The Savage Detectivesthe novella Nocturno de Chile By Night In Chileand, posthumously, the novel I have not read much if any Latin American or South American literature.

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Pero cuando empieza a ser tan reconocido muere. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Etoile distante – France. Trivia About Distant Star. The tale begins in Chile roherto the early s, when Allende was still president.


This is my first Bolano novel. Uns inocentes, outros etsrella. So Distant Star threw me. Although he is eventually released without charge, he finds he has been expelled from his university and has no chance of getting work in Pinochet’s Chile.

The fact that revolutionaries and guerilla fighters read and write poetry may seem odd at first, until you realize that poetry toberto politics are both expressions of ideas, just as are acts of violence. The complete review ‘s Review:. Wieder is introduced as a fellow poetry workshop participant and is eventually revealed to be a far more enigmatic, and ultimately sinister, character than one would gather at a first glance. Some of the most effective writing is in the twisted rationalizations esttella explanations they make while moving toward these conclusions, such as Bibiano’s convoluted exploration of the Germanic origins of Stein’s last name, and the entire resolution of the Stein storyline.

He almost immediately became a highly boolano figure in Spanish and Latin American letters.

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I must applaud it for sheer inventiveness and bits of it rboerto precurse certain parts of De cualquier modo, las 2 estrellas me parecen oportunas. It’s not just that this is a translated text, I’ve been reading many of those lately, it has more to do with bolani style and the formulation of this novel.


I must applaud it for sheer inventiveness and bits of it definitely precurse certain parts of Distant Star is also, in part, a detective story, of trying to find the real Wieder or Ruiz-Tagle or whoever he is. Fascist villains as well as leftist heroes move easily throughout the Americas and Europe, adopting and discarding identities as they go.

It seemed to take forever to reach the surface and then he could hardly manage to keep himself afloat, but he did. Es una historia fracturada tanto temporal como narrativamente en donde mucho se deja al lector para descubrir entre lineas.

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But, contradicting myself at the same time I can go back over modern novels I have read and see his influences seeped throughout them. Turn up any stone in Chile, the poet Pablo Neruda used to say, and five poets will crawl out. Now or never, he thought, and began to swim back up.

Una novela corta, oscura, y fascinante. These sections remind me of Murakami – and from this reader’s perspective, that’s not a good thing