The obscene bird of night

Nonpareil Books, 1973 - 438 páginas
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"The story of the last member of the aristocratic Azcoitia family, a monstrous mutation protected from the knowledge of his deformity by being surrounded with other freaks as his companions, The Obscene Bird of Night is a triumph of imaginative, visionary writing. Among its luxuriance, fecundity, horror, and energy will not soon fade from the reader's mind."--BOOK JACKET.

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Comentário do usuário  - hemlokgang - LibraryThing

One way to sum up the experience of reading this novel would be to suggest that Salvador Dali would be the perfect person to illustrate it. Does that give a hint as to the surreal journey of immersing ... Ler resenha completa

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This is the creepiest book I've ever read. Donoso uses his prose as a tool to keep you bewildered and guessing, but probably more importantly, to keep the world(s?) and story(ies?) he's constructing ... Ler resenha completa


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Donoso was born in Santiago, Chile. He is considered a central figure in the recent Latin American literature boom. He studied in Chile and the U.S.

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