Cape Horn and Other Stories from the End of the World

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Latin American Literary Review Press, 2003 - Fiction - 184 pages
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The 16 stories in this collection deal with confrontation, struggle, and survival amidst the unforgiving violence of nature. Set in the hauntingly beautiful and dangerously remote lands of southern Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, the narration acquires a magical tone in describing the strife of man in the doubly isolating landscape of human nature within the surrounding environment.

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Contents

Introduction
9
The Kanasaka Iceberg
25
The Australian
45
Copyright

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Francisco Coloane was an award-winning Chilean writer whose honors include the prestigious Chilean National Prize for Literature, France's Médaille des Artes et Lettres, and the Pablo Neruda Prize. He is the author of four novels, a play, and nine collections of short stories, and was a member of the Royal Academy of the Spanish Language. David A. Petreman is a professor of Spanish and Latin American literature at Wight State University and has published several collections of poetry as well as works in translation.

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