Nazi Literature in the Americas (Paperback)

Roberto Bolano

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Featuring several mass-murdering authors, two fraternal writers at the head of a football-hooligan ring and a poet who crafts his lines in the air with sky writing, "Nazi Literature in the Americas" details the lives of a rich cast of characters from one of the most extraordinarily fecund imaginations in world literature. Written with acerbic wit and virtuosic flair, this encyclopaediccavlacade of fictional pan-American authors is the terrifyingly humorous and remarkably inventive masterpiece which made Bolano famous throughout the Spanish-speaking world. 'One of the most exhilarating, intense and dangerous voices to emerge from South America..."Nazi Literature in the Americas" is a parade of delusional, mediocre, vicious and pitiable poetasters, a scabrous parlour game that reveals much about literature, power and complicity. Very funny indeed' - "Scotland on Sunday". 'The triumphant posthumous entrance of Roberto Bolano into the English-language literary firmament has been one of the sensations of the decade' - "Sunday Times". 'The best and weirdest kind of literary game...This artful alternate history of modern literature, stitched together from loose ends, half-told stories and deft episodes of pastiche, is a strangely profound place to get lost' - "Financial Times".


Product Details

  • Product code: AAOJT
  • ISBN: 9780330510516
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.6cm x 13.3cm
  • Pages: 0
  • Publish date: Fri Oct 01 00:00:00 BST 2010
  • Book points: 7

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