Antwerp

Roberto Bolaño (Author) Natasha Wimmer (Translator)
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Product Details

Price
$10.95  $10.07
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
May 23, 2012
Pages
78
Dimensions
4.3 X 0.2 X 6.8 inches | 0.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811219914
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About the Author

Roberto Bolaño was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1953. 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 1998. Roberto Bolaño died in Blanes, Spain, at the age of fifty.
Natasha Wimmer is a translator who has worked on Roberto Bolaño's 2666, for which she was awarded the PEN Translation prize in 2009, and The Savage Detectives. She lives in New York.

Reviews

Literature's new patron saint. -- Sam Anderson
The real thing and the rarest. -- Susan Sontag
Never less than mesmerizing.
Literature s new patron saint.--Sam Anderson
The real thing and the rarest.--Susan Sontag
Literature s new patron saint. --Sam Anderson
The real thing and the rarest. --Susan Sontag
He's already developed a dazzling style all his own. It is perfect for fans, good for recent converts.... --Don Sjoerdsma
There is great value if you are already a devotee. --Robert Birnbaum
Antwerp is a total avant-garde freakout, and has to be among the most linguistically beautiful things Bolano wrote. --Garth Risk Hallberg"
The only novel that doesn't embarrass me is Antwerp. --Roberto Bolano"
Never less than mesmerizing. "