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Bonsai: A Novel - Alejandro Zambra, Carolina De Robertis
Bonsai: A Novel
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"Winner of Chile’s Literary Critics’ Award for Best Novel"Now a Major Motion Picture Hailed as a great Latin American literary event, this stylistically innovative, elliptically told tale of a young man and his love who mysteriously disappears is, as the narrator tells us, “a simple story that... show more
"Winner of Chile’s Literary Critics’ Award for Best Novel"Now a Major Motion Picture Hailed as a great Latin American literary event, this stylistically innovative, elliptically told tale of a young man and his love who mysteriously disappears is, as the narrator tells us, “a simple story that becomes complicated.” Through both the distance and closeness of these young lovers, Alejandro Zambra brilliantly explores the relationship between art, love, and life. Bonsai is accessible yet profound—as one critic in Chile’s Capital newspaper put it, “Brief as a sigh and forceful as a blow.”
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781612191683 (1612191681)
Publisher: Melville House
Pages no: 86
Edition language: English
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Updated. Even better after the second reading. The world is of tantalic inspiration. So begins Macedonio Fernandez’s fantastic story Tantalia. Zambra makes reference to it. I encourage readers to get a copy and read it—bizarre and an incredible complement to this novella (complement in its older...
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