The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende En “Estrella Distante”, una novela corta pero intensa, Bolaño traza la . Estrella distante has ratings and reviews. Sergsab said: La cruzada por ajusticiar el acto poético como forma de maldad. La importancia máxima. Estrella distante has ratings and reviews. Sawsan said: روبرتو بولانيو يكتب عن شيلي فترة السبعينيات وما بعدها, ويسجل الواقع السياسي والأدبيالر.

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Forty years ago, Chile’s elected president, Salvador Allende, was overthrown by the Pinochet regime. It is true that he suffered from liver failure and was close to the top estrekla a transplant list at the time of his death.

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I got through one so-so shortie from RB then abandoned his signature work after a hundred pages – I would have done the same if this was any longer It’s great stuff, with some wonderful invention, but it often feels more like dazzling display than furthering any aspect of the narrative.

It has been suggested that he was at one time a heroin addict and that the cause of his death was a liver illness resulting from Hepatitis C, with which he was infected as a result of sharing needles during his “mainlining” days. I can’t quite put my finger on how he is different though which is tough.


Per cui, spesso si allontana dal suo personaggio principale. He continued with his poetry, before shifting to fiction in his early forties.

Interesting in some respects, but not terribly compelling for me to keep turning the pages. In th Ewtrella small book, this is, ultimately, despite the grandness of its plot components “A new poetry!

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bolno View all 3 comments. In a number of unpublished novels were discovered among the author’s papers. The narrator is a university student and would-be poet, but the central figure in the novel is the mysterious Carlos Wieder — calling himself, back then, Alberto Ruiz-Tagle. I really enjoyed this but to be totally honest I don’t know how to rate this because it’s so different.

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This was translated from the original Spanish by Chris Andrews. Very odd, but captivating. This seemed like a rushed attempt to build on the success of “Nazi Literature in America.

I really want to read more Bolano after this. Dry cerebral stuff, you might think. Want to Read saving…. The past of the characters, of Chile, estrellla of South America hangs like haze over this book, not exactly having a distinctly memorable body of its own, but recognizable by its effect alone, by the pall it casts over the atmosphere at all times.


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Refresh and try again. A poet is forced into the Chilean air force and starts a new literary movement by writing poems in the sky above the Andes mountains Kindle Cloud Reader Read bolqno in your browser. I’d say I prefer this over Mr Bolano’s short stories but I am yet to see the reasons for his international reputation. To ask other readers questions about Distant Starplease sign up.

But it just didn’t work and I’m not sure why. May 16, julieta rated it it was amazing Shelves: Quella pista di ghiaccio, appunto, che improvvisamente sbocciava metaforicamente parlando, ovviamente nel mezzo del labirintico Palazzo Benvingut, improbabile scenario di un altrettanto improbabile amore, mi aveva incantata.

Cuentos completos Spanish Edition Kindle Edition. Jul 18, Roger Brunyate rated it really liked it Shelves: I was bored with this and found it rather dull. I don’t know what’s wrong between me and his books but I bolaho find this special feature that will make me say “what a book!