Regen Projects and kurimanzutto are pleased to present Distant Star/Estrella Distante, an exhibition based on the writings of Chilean born writer Roberto Bolaño. The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende En “Estrella Distante”, una novela corta pero intensa, Bolaño traza la . Estrella distante has ratings and reviews. Sergsab said: La cruzada por ajusticiar el acto poético como forma de maldad. La importancia máxima.

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Distant Star

Ecco piuttosto non ha senso leggere questi due libri se non si ha ancora letto Borges, dato che sono entrambi un esplicito tributo allo scrittore argentino.

It’s as if Belano and Bibiano had intentionally built up his myth to avoid this very problem of having to think of him as human, and now that they must, the ending smacks of relief tinged with sadness, the reverse of their finding out the rest of Stein’s story, which produced sadness tinged with relief. The narrator describes his investigation as he searches for the young man, following leads across Latin America. Il personaggio di Carlos Wieder mi bklano fatto ribrezzo, ma non sono riuscita a capire cosa l’autore volesse dire e non sarei in grado di sintetizzare la storia soffermandomi sui punti salienti del romanzo.

Hemen bitip, yitmesinden korktum. Then the plot would kind of fall flat and I would lose interest. The poetry workshops are taking place all over Chile in the early seventies, just as the socialist president Salvador Allende is being overthrown and General Pinochet’s brutal and cistante regime begins.

Want xistante Read saving…. Jun 30, Kris rated it really liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. I also want to learn more about poets and poetry in Chile as knowing Neruda and Mistral, both Nobel Laureates, is not enough. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. With that said, if you read because you’re actively interested in revolution and not cause you want to get your titillated rocks off: In this work, originally published in Spanish inthe author confronts us with different kinds of regime collaboration, from the activist to the sections of society that see themselves as standing innocently at the sidelines.


Some survive, some resurface in other parts of the eistante, some are never seen again. Very glad I started with and The Savage Detectives.

Le tematiche affrontate in questa opera sono le avanguardie poetiche, il clima politico del Cile degli anni 70, gli snuff movie presunti video amatoriali realizzati sotto compenso in cui vengono mostrate torture realmente messe in pratica durante la realizzazione del film culminanti con la morte della vittima.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Dry cerebral stuff, you might think. There is a great deal about Chilean poetry and literature, and certainly about the early, brutal abductions and murders oblano the Pinochet years. It’s clear the disappearances are politically motivated and backed by the government, but this young man is somehow the grim reaper in the flesh.

In the current socio-political climate, he said to himself, committing suicide is absurd and redundant.

Unfortunately for him – and very soon, for them as well as others, the sisters only have eyes for another of the aspiring poets in their poetry workshop, the aloof and mysterious figure of Alberto Ruiz-Tagle Carlos Wiedera vaguely aristocratic young man who does not share the others political beliefs, freedoms, or bohemian lifestyles whilst also hiding a menacing secret.

Jan 03, Lee distaante it really liked it.

Fascist villains as well as leftist heroes move easily throughout the Americas and Europe, adopting and discarding identities as they go. In a number of unpublished novels were discovered among the author’s papers. To ask other readers questions about Distant Starplease sign up.

Distant Star by Roberto Bolaño

And when you consider that the main character is a poet, a serial killer, a captain in the Chilean Air Force, and later a talented skywriter, you fstrella to edtrella an idea of the direction of this no This is interesting on an almost esoteric level. Published January 1st by Anagrama first published January 1st Retrieved from ” https: Second book I have read by Bolano and sadly for second time the author doesn’t manage to impress me.


A mim, nem tanto. All the while, the narrator is still struggling to make a career, and coming to terms of what happened to him, his friends, and a generation brought up on literature. I found it that good. Ultima lettura del che non mi ha soddisfatta ma per colpa mi che non penso di aver capito Bolano e la sua scrittura.

Quotes from Distant Star. Ahora alguien me dejo esto en la mesa y le di una estrlla, pero no hay caso. Open Preview Booano a Problem? Turn up any stone in Chile, the poet Pablo Neruda used to say, and five poets will crawl out.

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This is interesting on an almost esoteric level. Many of the original group of poets including bolwno author are arrested or disappear. He mentions early on not having found his voice, and perhaps that’s the only thing that saved him. Nos encontramos con una serie de retratos bolnao personajes, que el narrador va describiendo, uno tras otro; aunque, el eje diwtante es Carlos Wieder: There are acts of violence and certain elements of suspense, sure, but the author seems to be more inclined to explore the connection if any between poets and lives under a repressive regime.

We find dozens names of poets, authors and their works within the pages and more specifically during the djstante of Pinochet regime. Plot seemed a little under developed, but parts were engaging. One can envisage his starting with the two bookends then working out how to get from one to the other.

Instead of romantic, bold, heroic images, they are suddenly confronted with the horror and brutality, inflicted in the name of Chile. But then comes the right-wing coup of September Wieder is introduced as a fellow poetry workshop participant and is eventually revealed to be a far more enigmatic, and ultimately sinister, character than one would gather at a first glance.

So Distant Star threw me.