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The Savage Detectives

Bolaño, Roberto (Book - 2007 )
The Savage Detectives
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New Year's Eve, 1975: Arturo Belano and Ulises Lima, founders of the visceral realist movement in poetry, leave Mexico City in a borrowed white Impala. Their quest: To track down the obscure, vanished poet Cesarea Tinajero. A violent showdown in the Sonora desert turns search to flight; twenty years later Belano and Lima are still on the run.
Authors: Bolaño, Roberto, 1953-2003
Title: The savage detectives
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007
Edition: 1st American ed
Characteristics: 577 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Roberto Bolaño ; translated from the Spanish by Natasha Wimmer
Summary: New Year's Eve, 1975: Arturo Belano and Ulises Lima, founders of the visceral realist movement in poetry, leave Mexico City in a borrowed white Impala. Their quest: To track down the obscure, vanished poet Cesarea Tinajero. A violent showdown in the Sonora desert turns search to flight; twenty years later Belano and Lima are still on the run.
Additional Contributors: Wimmer, Natasha
ISBN: 9780374191481
0374191484
Branch Call Number: FICTION BOLANO
Subject Headings: Mexico City (Mexico) Fiction Latin American poetry Fiction Underground literature Fiction Fugitives from justice Mexico Fiction Poets, Mexican Fiction
Topical Term: Latin American poetry
Underground literature
Fugitives from justice
Poets, Mexican
LCCN: 2006022176
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New Year's Eve, 1975: Arturo Belano and Ulises Lima, founders of the visceral realist movement in poetry, leave Mexico City in a borrowed white Impala. Their quest: To track down the obscure, vanished poet Cesarea Tinajero. A violent showdown in the Sonora desert turns search to flight; twenty ye... Read More »

In this dazzling novel, the book that established Robert Bolano's international reputation, he tells the story of two modern-day Quixotes — the last survivors of an underground literary movement, perhaps of literature itself — on a tragicomic quest through their darkening, entropic world.


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