He also took his first steps on the path of poetry and later formed the infrarrealismo, a sort of Dadaist movement. Bolaño was known in those days as the terror of the world of poetry in Mexico. He described his experiences in Los Detectives Salvajes.
Still, he picked up his old vocation as a writer again and began to send in stories, with which he won several regional awards. Also published his first works, but they were hardly noticed. He lived in Blanes and drove a jewelery shop.
written his most ambitious work to date. The book is about a mysterious female assassin in Ciudad Juárez. Also go back literature detectives in their search for a German writer and end up in the anxiety-ridden Ciudad Juárez. The different stories eventually come together, but the woman murders remain unsolved. Despite the 1100 pages of the book continues to fascinate by the narrative of Bolaño with all his digressions, humor, and always surprising twists.
In 2008 in the United States only the English translation and there began to emerge a hype and Roberto Bolaño was seen as the new Garcia Marquez and 2666 as Hundred Years of Solitude. Also published books about him and was older work translated due to the literary success.
Also recently the Dutch translation, so can the Dutch readers form an opinion about the quality of this masterpiece. And maybe Roberto Bolaño gets here his posthumous bestseller.
- Consejos de un Discipulo the Morrison a un fanático Joyce
- La pista de hielo.
- La literatura nazi en América
- Estrella dist ante in Ned. translation The Shining Evil.
- Llamadas Telefonicas, stories.
- Los detectives salvajes,
- Monsieur Pain
- Nocturno de Chile
- Tres poetry
Los perros romanticos. Poemas 1980-1998, poetry.
- Putas asesinas, stories.
- Una novelita lumpen.
- El gaucho insufrible, stories.
- Entre Paréntesis, articles, essays, interviews, speeches)
- 2666, posthumously
- La universidad desconocida, poetry
- El secreto del mal, stories