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The Romantic Dogs

  • Author:Roberto Bolaño
  • Creator:Laura Healy
  • Brand:Brand: New Directions
  • Category:Book
  • List Price: $16.95
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  • Seller:swati21
  • Sales Rank:557,137
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:Reprint
  • Pages:128
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.4
  • Dimensions (in):8 x 5.3 x 0.4
  • Publication Date:November 17, 2008
  • ISBN:0811218015
  • EAN:9780811218016
  • ASIN:0811218015
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Listed as a "2009 Indie Next List Poetry Top Ten" book by the American Booksellers Association: Roberto Bolano as he saw himself, in his own first calling as a poet.

Roberto Bolano (1953-2003) has caught on like a house on fire, and The Romantic Dogs, a bilingual collection of forty-four poems, offers American readers their first chance to encounter this literary phenomenon as a poet: his own first and strongest literary persona. These poems, wide-ranging in forms and length, have appeared in magazines such as Harper's, Threepenny Review, The Believer, Boston Review, Soft Targets, Tin House, The Nation, Circumference, A Public Space, and Conduit. Bolano's poetic voice is like no other's: "At that time, I'd reached the age of twenty/and I was crazy. /I'd lost a country/but won a dream./Long as I had that dream/nothing else mattered...."

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