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Roberto Bolaño

Chilean author

1953   -   2003

genre: prose, poetry
country of citizenship: Chile
occupation: writer, poet, journalist, literary critic
award received: Rómulo Gallegos Prize, Premio Herralde

Roberto Bolaño Ávalos (Spanish: [roˈβeɾto βoˈlaɲo ˈaβalos] ( listen); 28 April 1953 – 15 July 2003) was a Chilean novelist, short-story writer, poet and essayist. In 1999, Bolaño won the Rómulo Gallegos Prize for his novel Los detectives salvajes (The Savage Detectives), and in 2008 he was posthumously awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction for his novel 2666, which was described by board member Marcela Valdes as a "work so rich and dazzling that it will surely draw readers and scholars for ages". The New York Times described him as "the most significant Latin American literary voice of his generation".
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works

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2666

novel by Roberto Bolaño

author: Roberto Bolaño

2004

The Savage Detectives

1998 novel by Roberto Bolaño

author: Roberto Bolaño

1998

Lumpenroman

novel by Roberto Bolaño

author: Roberto Bolaño

2002

The Third Reich

book by Roberto Bolaño

author: Roberto Bolaño

2010

Last Evenings on Earth

book by Roberto Bolaño

author: Roberto Bolaño

1997

The Insufferable Gaucho

book by Roberto Bolaño

author: Roberto Bolaño

2003

Distant Star

book by Roberto Bolaño

author: Roberto Bolaño

1996

Amulet

book by Roberto Bolaño

author: Roberto Bolaño

1999

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