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Review: By Night in Chile

User Review  - Abailart - Goodreads

I thought this very good. It's my first encounter with this writer, and although I have seen reviews suggesting his 'difficulty', I have no hesitation in recommending this to anybody. (I thank Mike ... Read full review

Review: By Night in Chile

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

118 pages of tremendously muscular poetry disguised as fiction. This small book is probably better read in one sitting, which isn't a hard thing to do (I did it, and I'm notorious for taking my time ... Read full review

Review: By Night in Chile

User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

What I have come to appreciate reading Bolaño's book is the fact that he takes you on several small journeys getting you from plot-point to plot-point. You almost don't realize that he is doing it ... Read full review

Review: By Night in Chile

User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

A failed poet gone Jesuit priest is introduced to Chile's literary elite and, from there, is swept into Opus Dei and the collaborative persecutions of the church and the Pinochet regime. Bolano's ... Read full review

Review: By Night in Chile

User Review  - Kris - Goodreads

In Bolaño's stream of consciousness narrative, he presents the deathbed confessions of Father Sebastián Urrutia Lacroix, a Jesuit in Chile who also wrote as a literary critic and a poet. Through a ... Read full review

Review: By Night in Chile

User Review  - Proustitute - Goodreads

In this slim book, Bolaño manages to attack everything from the literati to religion, from politics to dissident desires, from memory and its unreliability to flat-out fabrications and historical ... Read full review

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User Review  - P. - Goodreads

In this slim book, Bolaño manages to attack everything from the literati to religion, from politics to dissident desires, from memory and its unreliability to flat-out fabrications and historical ... Read full review

Review: By Night in Chile

User Review  - Eugene - Goodreads

i keep thinking maybe this next bolaño that i pick up will be somehow minor or irrelevant or merely clever. but it never is! it's always consistently great and consistently surprising with thin yet ... Read full review

Review: By Night in Chile

User Review  - Mike Puma - Goodreads

Reread. Re-5-starred. Reviewed, if ever so slightly. But first, the obligatory digression. Out, damned Scot! Out!—Lady Shakesbeth, wherever it was she said such things. A fitful night's recollections ... Read full review

Review: By Night in Chile

User Review  - Jacob - Goodreads

This deathbed confession/justification/apology of a Jesuit priest and literary critic, Sebastián Urrutia Lacroix, is as described by others here already, an indictment of the Chilean literary ... Read full review


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