the savage detectives
the savage detectives (Paperback)
First published in Spanish in 1998, The Savage Detectives was immediately hailed as a critical success, wining the Herralde Prize and the Romulo Gallegos Prize. But with the 2007 English-language translation the book became more than a bestseller -- it began the global sensation of Bolanomania. New Year's Eve 1975, Mexico City.
Two hunted men leave town in a hurry, on the desert-bound trail of a vanished poet. Spanning two decades and crossing continents, this remarkable quest is a journey told and shared by a generation of lovers, rebels and readers, whose testimonies are woven together into one of the most dazzling Latin American novels of the twentieth century. In 2012 Picador celebrated its 40th anniversary.
During that time we have published many prize-winning and bestselling authors including Bret Easton Ellis and Cormac McCarthy, Alice Sebold and Helen Fielding, Graham Swift and Alan Hollinghurst. Years later, Picador continue to bring readers the very best contemporary fiction, non-fiction and poetry from across the globe. Discover more at picador.com/40
- ForlagPan Macmillan
- Original sprogEnglish
- ISBN/EAN9781447202851 / 9781447202851
Roberto Bolaño var en chilensk forfatter og digter, som i 2008 modtog National Book Critics Circle Award for mamutværket 2666. Som ung flyttede han til Mexico City for at arbejde som journalist, og først i 1973 vendte han tilbage til Chile, som på daværende tidpunkt var ramt af en revolution....