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Last Evenings on Earth

Last Evenings on Earth

by Roberto Bolaño

Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
ISBN: 9780811216883
Pages: 224
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 6 Mb
Date posting: 2021-06-22


"The melancholy folklore of exile," as Roberto Bolaño once put it, pervades these fourteen haunting stories. Bolano's narrators are usually writers grappling with private (and generally unlucky) quests, who typically speak in the first person, as if giving a deposition, like witnesses to a crime. These protagonists tend to take detours and to narrate unresolved efforts. They are characters living in the margins, often coming to pieces, and sometimes, as in a nightmare, in constant flight from something horrid. In the short story "Silva the Eye," ...