The Savage Detectives (Playaway Adult Fiction) (Pre-Recorded Audio Player)

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By Roberto Bolano, Armando Duran (Read by), Eddie Lopez (Read by)
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I had heard about this book back in 2008, when I was really beginning to get in to literature. I recently picked it up, and I am glad I did. As far as literary books are concerned, this is one of the most engaging that I have ever read. It's a fast paced, existential look at the literary underground of Mexico and the world at large. Following two main characters through the eyes of their companions and acquaintances, each with a unique and unmistakable voice of their own, It tells of their journey to the unknown center of Mexican poetry and life itself.

— ben

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In this dazzling novel which established his reputation as the Garca Marquez of his generation, Robert Bolao tells the story of two modern-day Quixotesthe last survivors of an underground literary movement, perhaps of literature itselfon a tragicomic quest through a darkening, entropic universe.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781433292682
ISBN-10: 1433292688
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Publication Date: February 2010
Language: English
Series: Playaway Adult Fiction