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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Retrieved from ” https: And when you consider that the main character is a poet, a serial killer, a captain in the Chilean Air Force, and later a talented skywriter, you start to get an idea of the direction of this no This is interesting on an almost esoteric level. It’s as if Belano and Bibiano had intentionally built up ristante myth to avoid this very problem of having to think of him as human, and now that they must, boano ending smacks of relief tinged with sadness, the reverse of their finding out the rest of Stein’s story, which produced sadness tinged with relief.

Similarly the illustrative quotes chosen here are merely those the complete review subjectively believes represent the tenor and judgment of the review as a whole. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He almost immediately became a highly regarded figure in Spanish and Latin American letters. While reading I thought of the Ulster poets Northern Irelandand wondered what causes poets and poetry to flourish in certain places and times another example, The Beat Poets.

Distant Star by Roberto Bolaño

Oct 28, Aubrey rated it really liked it Shelves: After reading a GR friend’s review of this novella, I had more thoughts to add. I liked it enough to want to read another book by him. Estrellla for telling us about the problem.


Not compared to other Latin American writers, and crime writers. Jul 18, Roger Brunyate rated it really liked it Shelves: I was bored robegto this and found it rather dull.

No hay duda que fue algo diferente. After his release from political prison, the narrator struggles to survive and make sense of his situation.

Lists with This Book. Dostante il tarlo del dubbio si sta insinuando. It is the result of a master craftsman improving what they can do. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It’s pure exposition, it has the tone of one of those stoic, noir-y Japanese novels. Perhaps, because I had to study it so damn much it lost all charm; it does not make a memorable read except for what I could extract for arguments about the genre.

O yo no he estado a la altura de las exigencias. I didn’t really find the story captivating, the writing interesting, or the philosophy of art, poetry, and barbaric writing insightful or different.

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I’m afraid this book just didn’t deliver for me. Frammenti di storie, singolarmente promettenti, mirerebbero a inquadrare uno sfuggente protagonista, il poeta e assassino Carlos Wieder, nello scenario tragico e squallido del Cile di Pinochet e in certi dintorni consequenziali: Very odd, but captivating.

Unfortunately, from the enigmatic author no one can find to the Chilean diaspora, fascist literary weirdos, and the protagonist’s vagabond life in Europe, there’s really nothing here that wasn’t better developed inThe Savage Detectivesand Nazi Literature in the Americas.

Overall I did not love the book because I couldn’t uncover any underlying message or lesson from the twisted though historical story. Una historia de terror. Los detectives salvajes Spanish Edition Kindle Edition.

Un libro muy recomendado para los interesados en profundizar en la obra del escritor. There’s so much else to recommend this book beyond the central concerns: He continued with his poetry, before shifting to fiction in his early forties. English Choose a language for shopping. This book seemed like a forum for endless name dropping and while it had the potential for a good murder mystery, it just didn’t hang together for me.


That afternoon he learnt to swim without arms, like an eel or a snake.

Distant Star

View all 20 comments. The poetry workshops are taking place all over Chile in the early seventies, just as the socialist president Salvador Allende is being overthrown and General Pinochet’s brutal and victorious regime begins.

It is true that he suffered from liver failure and was eetrella to the top of a transplant list at the time of his death. The book is narrated from a distance by Arturo B.

Estrella distante by Roberto Bolaño (2 star ratings)

I foberto that because I’ve already read the story which inspired this I didn’t really get anything new out of it.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Un poeta o un assassino? Stella distante – Italia. I recommend you this book and By “Night in Chile”. Ahora alguien me dejo esto en la mesa y le di una oportunidad, pero no hay caso. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Not even his robegto is certain he appears to use other pseudonyms as welland he remains throughout a fairly shadowy figure. Published January 1st by Anagrama first published January 1st Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

This work, Distant Star, was expanded from a chapter of another of his works, Nazi Literature in the Americas. Entrambi i libri vengono pubblicati nel Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.