Roberto Bolaño

Author of 2666 and many other acclaimed works, Roberto Bolaño (1953–2003) was born in Santiago, Chile, and later lived in Mexico, Paris, and Spain.

He has been acclaimed “by far the most exciting writer to come from south of the Rio Grande in a long time” (Ilan Stavans, The Los Angeles Times), and as “the real thing and the rarest” (Susan Sontag).

Among his many prizes are the extremely prestigious Herralde de Novela Award and the Premio Rómulo Gallegos. He was widely considered to be the greatest Latin American writer of his generation.

Mr. Bolaño wrote nine novels, two story collections, and five books of poetry, before dying in July 2003 at the age of 50.

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“. . . for any true Roberto Bolaño devotee it is a must have.”

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“There are better Roberto Bolaño novels already out there, but The Third Reich stands up well and gives us an intriguing insight into how their author’s world view was informed by

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A series of prose vignettes, an extended verse poem and a sequence of short meditations form the three sections of this bilingual collection.

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Even the most enthusiastic admirers of the late Roberto Bolaño must wonder sometimes if there is really a case for posthumously publishing everything that he ever wrote.

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On page 66 of this slim novel, a character called Bolaño is quoted as saying: “Tell that stupid Arnold Bennet that all his rules about plot only apply to novels that are copies of other novels.” Pe