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The star of Roberto Bolaño's hair raising novel Distant Star is Alberto Ruiz Tagle an air force pilot who exploits the 1973 coup to launch his own version of the New Chilean Poetry a multimedia enterprise involving sky writing poetry torture and photo exhibitionsFor our unnamed narrator who first encounters this star in a college poetry workshop Ruiz Tagle bec. This novel is an extension of the last entry in Bola o s wonderful earlier work Nazi Literature in the Americas It s clear why Bola o made it into a novel it s one of the most memorable sections of the book A poet is forced into the Chilean air force and starts a new literary movement by writing poems in the sky above the Andes mountainsI feel that because I ve already read the story which inspired this I didn t really get anything new out of it However it is thoroughly enjoyable and probably one of Bola o s best narratives I must applaud it for sheer inventiveness and bits of it definitely precurse certain p Doctors, Ambassadors, Secretaries unnamed narrator who first encounters this star in a college poetry workshop Ruiz Tagle bec. This novel is an extension of the last entry in Bola o s wonderful earlier work Nazi Literature in the Americas It s clear why Bola o made it into a novel it s one of the most memorable sections of the book A poet is forced into the Chilean air force and starts a new literary movement by writing poems in the sky above the Andes mountainsI feel that because I ve already read the story which inspired this I didn t really get anything new out of it However it is thoroughly enjoyable and probably one of Bola o s best narratives I must applaud it for sheer inventiveness and bits of it definitely precurse certain p

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Omes the silent hand behind every evil act in the darkness of Pinochet's regime The narrator unable to stop himself tries to track Ruiz Tagle down and sees signs of his activity over and over again A corrosive mocking humor sparkles within Bolaño's darkest visions of Chile under Pinochet In Bolaño's world there's a big graveyard and there's a big graveyard la. 355There are certain authors whom I keep coming back to because they do various themes to the point of what should be death but which never actually achieve that final destination of overworked banality This is hardly a static or even a linear relationship seeing as how my previous Bola o experience occurred in 2014 and the priorfirst engagement happened in the far off blue yonder of my pre Goodreads days encompassing a time spanning from when I still considered myself an engineer to the now accompanied by English tutoring job and upcoming GRE English subject test Paradigm shift to put it concisely The fact tha Beyond the Pale unable to stop himself tries to track Ruiz Tagle down and sees signs of his activity over and over again A corrosive mocking humor sparkles within Bolaño's darkest visions of Chile The Black Ice Score (Parker, under Pinochet In Bolaño's world there's a big graveyard and there's a big graveyard la. 355There are certain authors whom I keep coming back to because they do various themes to the point of what should be death but which never actually achieve that final destination of overworked banality This is hardly a static or even a linear relationship seeing as how my previous Bola o experience occurred in 2014 and the priorfirst engagement happened in the far off blue yonder of my pre Goodreads days encompassing a time spanning from when I still considered myself an engineer to the now accompanied by English tutoring job and The Black Painting upcoming GRE English subject test Paradigm shift to put it concisely The fact tha

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Ugh He once described his novel By Night in Chile as a tale of terror a situation comedy and a combination pastoral gothic novelMany Chilean authors have written about the bloody events of the early Pinochet years the abductions and murders Richard Eder commented in the The New York Times None has done it in such a dark and glittering fashion as Roberto Bolaño. A book about poets in Chile during the 1973 coup d etat specifically Alberto Ruiz Tagle an aviator Ruiz Tagle s real name was Carlos Wieder and he had been part of the Chilean Air Force Throughout this short novel he appears and disappears and there are sightings in unusual places such as a prison for political dissidents It is not always obvious who the leftists are the right wingers or the Nazis Some claim to be poets and not political Was that possible in the Chile of that era There are figures that appear and then are disappeared It is not a narrative that is linear or easy to follow But Bola o creates an Listening Woman by Tony Hillerman Summary & Study Guide unusual places such as a prison for political dissidents It is not always obvious who the leftists are the right wingers or the Nazis Some claim to be poets and not political Was that possible in the Chile of that era There are figures that appear and then are disappeared It is not a narrative that is linear or easy to follow But Bola o creates an

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About the Author: Roberto Bolaño

For most of his early adulthood Bolaño was a vagabond living at one time or another in Chile Mexico El Salvador France and SpainBolaño moved to Europe in 1977 and finally made his way to Spain where he married and settled on the Mediterranean coast near Barcelona working as a dishwasher a campground custodian bellhop and garbage collector — working during the day and writing at night H



10 thoughts on “Estrella distante

  1. says:

    This short novel has some similar elements to The Savage Detectives but it's much darker Bolaño looks at the sinister side of Latin American poetry movements and politics as he explores the dark careers and identities of Alberto Ruiz Tagle aka Carlos Wieder a member of the Chilean air force who achieves as small measure of fame as a poet aviator practicing a dark kind of performance art by skywriting over the Andes The book's nar

  2. says:

    This short novel that flew through the dark clouds covering an eerie 70's era Chile was a breathtaking and chilling narrativ

  3. says:

    This novel is an extension of the last entry in Bolaño's wonderful earlier work Nazi Literature in the Americas It's clear why Bolaño made it into a novel it's one of the most memorable sections of the book A poet is force

  4. says:

    A brilliant miniature of the tenderness and sadism of 1970s Southern Cone poetry and politics Bolaño as in The Savage Detectives works to undermine Art and Poetry as the cult of the pure while adoring both as accidental conseuences of living He accuses poetry and poets of the LuciferianRomantic lyrical gyre specifically in the role of a sky writing fascist serial killer poet and photographer who ushers in the

  5. says:

    A much better primer for 2666 than The Savage Detectives this one's short and involves the same sort of style themes characters geographic all over the placeness lists of books and writers some real some so obscure they may as well be made up soaring peaks and dry valleys but in this one there's skywriting Defi

  6. says:

    355There are certain authors whom I keep coming back to because they do various themes to the point of what should be death but which never actually achieve that final destination of overworked banality This is hardly a static or even a linear relationship seeing as how my previous Bolaño experience occurred in 2014 and the priorfi

  7. says:

    A book about poets in Chile during the 1973 coup d'etat specifically Alberto Ruiz Tagle an aviator Ruiz Tagle's real name was Carlos Wieder and he had been part of the Chilean Air Force Throughout this short novel he appears and disap

  8. says:

    Literary KeyholesIn The Remains of the Day Kazuo Ishiguro painted an England as seen by the butler of a large house whose keyhole view of the world circumscribed by the minutiae of place setting and gong ringing is so narrow that the truly great events—the approach to World War—can be seen only in narrow gli

  9. says:

    Forty years ago Chile's elected president Salvador Allende was overthrown by the Pinochet regime Reading Roberto Bolaño novella DISTANT STAR today recollections of the coup events and especially their aftermath re emerge vividly in my mind In this work originally published in Spanish in 1996 the author confronts us with different kinds of regime collaboration from the activist to the sections of society tha

  10. says:

    Picked this one up second hand recently and synchronicity it turns out to be an expansion of one of the entries in Bolaño's Nazi Literature in the Americas which I only recently read into a complete novel Seems like the only way to review this then is to consider if the expansion of the story of Carlos Wieder was really necessary and if this novel works on its own as a narrative without the clever framework of the phony litera

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