The Postman: A Novel

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2008 - Fiction - 112 pages
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The unforgettable inspiration for the Academy Award–winning Il Postino, this classic novel established Antonio Sk rmeta’s reputation as “one of the most representative authors of the post-boom generation in contemporary Latin American letters” (Christian Science Monitor). Boisterously funny and passionate, The Postman tells of young love ignited by the poetry of Pablo Neruda. Set in the colorful, ebullient years preceding the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile, the book has been translated into nearly twenty-five languages around the world.
 

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Semi-read because I never finished it. I liked what I'd read, but I adored the movie more. I couldn't get into the book as much. I think it's a cultural-bias thing (on my part): the movie takes place ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
25
Section 3
58
Section 4
65
Section 5
81
Section 6
98
Section 7
107
Section 8
111
Section 9
113
Section 10
116
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Katherine Silver is an award-winning literary translator and the co-director of the Banff International Literary Translation Centre (BILTC).

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