The Savage Detectives
From Library Staff
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.