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The Savage Detectives

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This dazzling novel that established Bolano's international reputation is the story of two modern-day Quixotes—the last survivors of an underground literary movement, perhaps of literature itself—on a tragicomic quest through their darkening world.
The Savage Detectives
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In this dazzling novel, the book that established his international reputation, Roberto Bolaño tells the story of two modern-day Quixotes—the last survivors of an underground literary movement, perhaps of literature itself—on a tragicomic quest through a darkening, entropic universe: our own. "The Savage Detectives "is an exuberant, raunchy, wildly inventive, and ambitious novel from one of the greatest Latin American authors of our age.
Author of 2666 and many other acclaimed works, Roberto Bolano (1953-2003) was born in Santiago, Chile, and later lived in Mexico, Paris, and Spain. He has been acclaimed "by far the most exciting writer to come from south of the Rio Grande in a long time" (Ilan Stavans, The Los Angeles Times)," and as "the real thing and the rarest" (Susan Sontag). Among his many prizes are the extremely prestigious Herralde de Novela Award and the Premio Romulo Gallegos. He was widely considered to be the greatest Latin American writer of his generation. He wrote nine novels, two story collections, and five b
Author
Roberto Bolano
Short Title
SAVAGE DETECTIVES
Pages
648
Publisher
Picador USA
Language
English
Translator
Natasha Wimmer
ISBN-10
0312427484
ISBN-13
9780312427481
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
DEWEY
FIC
Year
2008
Publication Date
2008-03-31
Residence
US
Birth
1953
Death
2003
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