Bolaño’s spare prose lends his narrator’s account a chilly precision.

The New Yorker

A chilling novel about the nightmare of a corrupt and brutal dictatorship.

Distant Star

Fiction by Roberto Bolaño

Translated from the Spanish by Chris Andrews

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Paperback (published December 1, 2004)

ISBN
9780811215862
Price US
14.95
Trim Size
5x8
Page Count
160

Ebook (published December 1, 2004)

ISBN
9780811220521
Price US
14.95
Page Count
160

Roberto Bolaño

Twentieth-century Chilean poet and novelist

Bolaño’s spare prose lends his narrator’s account a chilly precision.

The New Yorker

[Distant Star is a] true masterpiece that will remain one of the key readings of contemporary literature.

Vanguardia

The most influential and admired novelist of his generation in the Spanish-speaking world.

—Susan Sontag, Times Literary Supplement