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- DescriptionThe first biography of the Chilean velist Roberto Bola, author of 2666 and The Savage Detectives among many others. How to kw the man behind works of fiction so prone to extravagance? This intimate and revealing biography is based on years of research and features interviews with family and friends. From his early life in Chile to his youth in Mexico and an infatuation with literature (fictionalised in 'The Savage Detectives'), to the stardom which eventually arrived with the global popularity of '2666', this is a brilliant portrait of an astounding talent.
- Author BiographyMoNICA MARISTAIN is an editor, journalist, and fiction writer. Born in Argentina, she has lived in Mexico since 2000. She has written for various national and international media, including the Argentine newspapers Clarin, Page 12, and The Nation, as well as for Playboy magazine. In 2009, Melville House published Roberto Bolano: The Last Interview, which features Maristain's interview with Bolano, his last published conversation. KIT MAUDE translated Jorge Luis Borges: The Last Interview and Other Conversations.
- Author(s)Monica Maristain
- PublisherMelville House Publishing
- Date of Publication23/10/2014
- SubjectBiography: Literary
- Place of PublicationBrooklyn
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintMelville House Publishing
- Content Note30
- Weight395 g
- Width145 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine28 mm
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