Regen Projects and kurimanzutto are pleased to present Distant Star/Estrella Distante, an exhibition based on the writings of Chilean born writer Roberto Bolaño. The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende En “Estrella Distante”, una novela corta pero intensa, Bolaño traza la . Estrella distante has ratings and reviews. Sergsab said: La cruzada por ajusticiar el acto poético como forma de maldad. La importancia máxima.

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Estrella distante (Coleccion Compactos)

I’ll try another book though and give it another shot. It’s pure exposition, it has the tone of one of those stoic, noir-y Japanese novels. Me quedo fuera todo el tiempo.

Paperbackpages. Then he disappeared, and now the narrator is given a chance to trace him. In rapid succession, he published a series of critically acclaimed works, the most important of which are the novel Los detectives salvajes The Savage Detectivesthe novella Nocturno de Chile By Night In Chileand, posthumously, the novel He spent several months in a concentration camp. I really enjoyed this but to be totally honest I don’t know how to rate this because it’s so different.

Estrella distante by Roberto Bolaño (3 star ratings)

Pero estre,la verdad es que no hay “argumento”, casi no hay “trama” propiamente dicha. De cualquier modo, las 2 estrellas me parecen oportunas. I have not read much if any Latin American or South American literature.


Ahora le tengo ganas a Los Detectives Salvajes.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In this work, originally published in Spanish inthe author confronts us with different kinds of regime collaboration, from the activist to the sections of society distantw see themselves as standing innocently at the eistante. This short novel, that flew through the dark clouds covering an eerie 70’s era Chile was a breathtaking and chilling narrative that I wish could have gone on for so much longer.

He then begins a wandering life in Europe that is forever defined by this disatnte turning point. View all 3 comments. It is the quintessential example of waiting for destiny to catch up with you. The poetry workshops are taking place all over Chile in the early seventies, just as the socialist president Salvador Allende is being overthrown and General Pinochet’s brutal and victorious regime begins.

He almost immediately became a highly regarded figure in Spanish and Latin American letters. Journalistic exposition is not why I read fiction, and that’s all this book is. I also want to learn more about poets and poetry in Chile as knowing Neruda and Mistral, both Nobel Laureates, is not enough.

There are acts of violence and cert The premise: Apr 21, Araceli. The writing did not strike me in any way with a memorable phrase.

There’s so much else to recommend this book beyond the central concerns: That isn’t to say the book doesn’t have it’s fair share of interesting moments disstante unique images–perhaps the most powerful example is the suspenseful description of Wieder’s photography exhibit for a party of fellow Chilean air force officers–but it’s all conveyed in a style that requires a particular personality in order to be appreciated.


Un “lo nuestro no funciona”. These sections remind me of Murakami – and from this reader’s perspective, that’s not a good thing A brilliant miniature of the tenderness and sadism of s Southern Cone poetry and politics. He continued with his poetry, before shifting to fiction in his early forties.

It opens in Chile in the early s, during the socialist Allende regime.

estrella distante

Quello che il romanzo perde in compattezza, lo recupera in aperture: It’s as if Belano and Bibiano had intentionally built up his myth to avoid this very problem of having blano think of him as human, and now that they must, the ending smacks of relief tinged with sadness, the reverse of their finding out the rest of Stein’s story, which produced sadness tinged with relief. He was notorious in Chile for his fierce attacks on Isabel Allende and other members of the literary establishment.

The narrator is recounting the time when he was in college, inbefore Pinochet. Distant StarNew York: