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User Review  - proustitute - LibraryThing

In this slim book, Bolaño manages to attack everything from the literati to religion, from politics to dissident desires, from memory and its unreliability to flat-out fabrications and historical ... Read full review

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User Review  - proustitute - LibraryThing

In this slim book, Bolaño manages to attack everything from the literati to religion, from politics to dissident desires, from memory and its unreliability to flat-out fabrications and historical ... Read full review

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User Review  - KrisR - LibraryThing

In Bolaño's stream of consciousness narrative, he presents the deathbed confessions of Father Sebastián Urrutia Lacroix, a Jesuit in Chile who also wrote as a literary critic and a poet. Through a ... Read full review

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User Review  - PaulDalton - LibraryThing

This book has been deservedly praised. Bolano has fashioned a subtle and allusive narrative,beautiful rendered in one long hypnotic monologue, in which Father Sebastian Urrutia Lacroix relates from ... Read full review

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User Review  - shadowofthewind - LibraryThing

By night in Chile is a short but powerful book that fits all the frustration and rage against the artist and government of Bolano's day. This story's main character, Father Lacroix, is writing his ... Read full review

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User Review  - browner56 - LibraryThing

Sebastian Urrutia Lacroix, a failed priest, literary critic, and occasional poet, is dying. In a long and rambling deathbed confession, Urrutia looks back over the achievements and shortcomings in his ... Read full review


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