The Savage Detectives (Roberto Bolaño)

The Savage Detectives (Roberto Bolaño)


The Savage Detectives
Roberto Bolaño
ISBN 9780330509527



    Picador, 2007

    130 x 196 mm, Softcover



    Dustjacket: N/A.

    Cover: Some shelfwear but otherwise Good.

    Inner: Inscribed note on final page, 'Goodby Berlin'. The odd creased page but otherwise Good.




    Synopsis: Winner of the Herralde Prize and the Rómulo Gallegos Prize. Natasha Wimmer’s translation of The Savage Detectives was chosen as one of the ten best books of 2007 by the Washington Post and the New York Times.New Year’s Eve 1975, Mexico City. Two hunted men leave town in a hurry, on the desert-bound trail of a vanished poet. Spanning two decades and crossing continents, theirs is a remarkable quest through a darkening universe – our own. It is a journey told and shared by a generation of lovers, rebels and readers, whose testimonies are woven together into one of the most dazzling Latin American novels of the twentieth century.