With a new afterword by Natasha Wimmer aSavagely comic yet equally tender . . . This novel is an elegy for a generationa Independent New Yearas Eve 1975, Mexico City. Two hunted men leave town in a hurry, on the desert-bound trail of a vanished poet. Spanning two decades and crossing continents, theirs is a remarkable quest through a darkening universe a our own. It is a journey told and shared by a generation of lovers, rebels and readers, whose testimonies are woven together into one of the most dazzling Latin American novels of the twentieth century. aThe comic frenzy, the inventiveness of character and situation, and the mood-soaked depiction of 1970s Mexico is delightfula Times Literary Supplement aA portrait of people for whom literature is bread and water, sex and death. The abiding message to be taken from BolaApoas novel, and maybe from his fraught life, too: books mattera GQ aItas no exaggeration to call BolaApo a genius. The Savage Detectives alone should grant him immortalitya Washington Post aBolaApo makes you feel changed for having read him; he adjusts your angle of view on the worlda GuardianWith a new afterword by Natasha Wimmer aSavagely comic yet equally tender . . . This novel is an elegy for a generationa Independent New Yearas Eve 1975, Mexico City.
|Title||:||The Savage Detectives|
|Publisher||:||Pan Macmillan - 2015-07-16|