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Title:The Savage Detectives
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Category:Fiction, Novels, Latin american, Abandoned

The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño, Natasha Wimmer

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Savage Detectives New Year s Eve Arturo Belano and Ulises Lima founders of the visceral realist movement in poetry leave Mexico City in a borrowed white Impala Their quest to track down the obscure vanished poet Ces rea Tinajero A violent showdown in the Sonora desert turns search to flight twenty years later Belano and Lima are still on the run .

The explosive first long work by the most exciting writer to come from south of the Rio Grande in a long time Ilan Stavans i Los Angeles Times i i The Savage Detectives i follows Belano and Lima through the eyes of the people whose paths they cross in Central America Europe Israel and West Africa This chorus includes the muses of visceral realism the beautiful Font sisters their father an architect interned in a Mexico City asylum a sensitive young follower of Octavio Paz a foul mouthed American graduate student a French girl with a taste for the Marquis de Sade the great granddaughter of Leon Trotsky a Chilean stowaway with a mystical gift for numbers the anorexic heiress to a Mexican underwear empire an Argentinian photojournalist in Angola and assorted hangers on detractors critics lovers employers vagabonds real life literary figures and random acquaintances .

A polymathic descendant of Borges and Pynchon Roberto Bola o traces the hidden connection between literature and violence in a world where national boundaries are fluid and death lurks in the shadow of the avant garde i The Savage Detectives i is a dazzling original the first great Latin American novel of the twenty first century

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