Publish date: January 16th 2009
Pages no: 898
Edition language: English
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, Literary Fiction
, Spanish Literature
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, Latin American Literature
While I canot call Mr. Bolano's last work "2666" profound it was very different. The book is made up of 5 disparate sections which are only connected via a multitude of female murders in Santa Teresa Mexico. The fourth section of the novel is an accounting of the murders (serial killings) from 199...
``An oasis of horror in a desert of boredom.'' -- BaudelaireIf there was ever a book impossible to write a review about, it must be Bolaño's 2666. Having just finished the book, I have the urge rating it with five stars. The last 100 pages were really amazing.However, I also remember the utter bored...
Freude.Das wuchtige Teil vor mir wird mich also jetzt einige Tage begleiten.Doch(für mich) war irgendwann einfach die Luft draußen.Auf den letzten 150-200 Seiten wurde mein Interesse wieder etwas geweckt.lgSmyrre
I recently started reading Roberto Bolaño's epic novel, 2666. The book size itself is massive, but not enough to make me question my ability as a reader. Nevertheless, for the time being, I've decided not to continue reading it. My first introduction to Roberto Bolaño was The Skating Rink. Despite t...