A Novel

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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 Bolaño 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. Bolaño has joined the immortals."

Title 2666
Subtitle A Novel
Author Roberto Bolaño
Publisher Picador
Title First Published 01 September 2009
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 912 p.
ISBN-10 0312429215
ISBN-13 9780312429218
Publication Date 01 September 2009
Main content page count 912
Weight 23.2 oz.

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