2666: A Novel

By: Roberto Bolaño; Natasha Wimmer [Translator]

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Three academics on the trail of a reclusive German author; a New York reporter on his first Mexican assignment; a widowed philosopher; a police detective in love with an elusive older woman--these are among the searchers drawn to the border city of Santa Teresa, where over the course of a decade hundreds of women have disappeared.

In the words of The Washington Post, With 2666, Roberto Bola o joins the ambitious overachievers of the twentieth-century novel, those like Proust, Musil, Joyce, Gaddis, Pynchon, Fuentes, and Vollmann, who push the novel far past its conventional size and scope to encompass an entire era, deploying encyclopedic knowledge and stylistic verve to offer a grand, if sometimes idiosyncratic, summation of their culture and the novelist's place in it. Bola o has joined the immortals.

Title: 2666: A Novel

Author Name: Roberto Bolaño; Natasha Wimmer [Translator]

ISBN Number: 0312429215

ISBN-13: 9780312429218

Location Published: Picador: 2009-08-31

Binding: paperback

Book Condition: New

Size: 5x1x8

Type: paperback

Categories: Fiction

Seller ID: 210438229