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The Savage Detectives

Roberto Bolano

The Savage Detectives

A Novel

by Roberto Bolano

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Published by Picador .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNatasha Wimmer (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages592
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9557933M
    ISBN 100312427484
    ISBN 109780312427481
    OCLC/WorldCa173092249

    Roberto Bolaño was born in Santiago, Chile, in He grew up in Chile and Mexico City, where he was a founder of the Infrarealist poetry movement. His first full-length novel, The Savage Detectives, received the Herralde Prize and the Rómulo Gallegos Prize when it appeared in Roberto Bolaño died in Blanes, Spain, at the age of fifty. First published in Spanish in , The Savage Detectives was immediately hailed as a critical success, wining the Herralde Prize and the Rómulo Gallegos Prize. But with the English-language translation the book became more than a bestseller – it began the global sensation of Year’s.


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