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Letters to a Young Novelist

Letters to a Young Novelist

2003 ·
·3.86·976 Ratings ·144 Pages
“ Don't fear change. The surprise is the only way to new discoveries. Be playful! ” ― Gordana Biernat
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    Opening this book is like being granted access to the Chilean master's personal files. Included in this one-of-a-kind collection is everything Roberto Bolaño was working on just before his death in 2003, and everything that he wanted to share with his re
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