By Roberto Bolaño
An American sportswriter, an elusive German novelist, and a teenage scholar have interaction in an city neighborhood at the U.S.-Mexico border the place countless numbers of younger manufacturing facility employees have disappeared.
summary: An American sportswriter, an elusive German novelist, and a teenage scholar have interaction in an city group at the U.S.-Mexico border the place hundreds and hundreds of younger manufacturing facility staff have disappeared
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A rather ordinary picture of a student in the capital, but it worked on him like a drug, a drug that brought him to tears, a drug that (as one sentimental Dutch poet of the nineteenth century had it) opened the floodgates of emotion, as well as the floodgates of something that at first blush resembled self-pity but wasn’t (what was it, then? rage? very likely), and made him turn over and over in his mind, not in words but in painful images, the period of his youthful apprenticeship, and after a perhaps pointless long night he was forced to two conclusions: first, that his life as he had lived it so far was over; second, that a brilliant career was opening up before him, and that to maintain its glow he had to persist in his determination, in sole testament to that garret.
You may not make this e-book publicly available in any way. Copyright infringement is against the law. com/piracy. For Alexandra Bolaño and Lautaro Bolaño An oasis of horror in a desert of boredom. —Charles Baudelaire CONTENTS A Note from the Author’s Heirs 1. THE PART ABOUT THE CRITICS 2. THE PART ABOUT AMALFITANO 3. THE PART ABOUT FATE 4. THE PART ABOUT THE CRIMES 5. THE PART ABOUT ARCHIMBOLDI Note to the First Edition A NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR’S HEIRS Realizing that death might be near, Roberto left instructions for his novel 2666 to be published divided into five books corresponding to the five parts of the novel, specifying the order in which they should appear, at what intervals (one per year), and even the price to be negotiated with the publisher.
Ten minutes later, to Pelletier’s outrage (and horror), he realized that the person his professor had in mind was the Italian painter, regarding whom he soon revealed himself to be equally ignorant. Pelletier wrote to the Hamburg publishing house that had published D’Arsonval and received no response. He also scoured the few German bookstores he could find in Paris. The name Archimboldi appeared in a dictionary of German literature and in a Belgian magazine devoted—whether as a joke or seriously, he never knew—to the literature of Prussia.
2666 by Roberto Bolaño