The Return

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Product Details

Price
$23.95
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
Pages
199
Dimensions
5.82 X 0.85 X 8.32 inches | 0.86 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780811217156

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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.
The poet CHRIS ANDREWS teaches at the University of Western Sydney, Australia, where he is a member of the Writing and Society Research Centre. He has translated books by Roberto Bolano and César Aira for New Directions. He has won the Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize for his poetry and the Valle-Inclan Prize and the French-American Foundation Translation Prize for his translations.

Reviews

A rare and precious collection.... [It] transports you on as many tiny, immersive vacations as there are stories in the book.
Bolaño has joined the immortals.
Bolaño has proven [literature] can do anything.--Jonathan Lethem