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El caso Neruda has ratings and reviews. More lists with this book. .. Cayetano Brulé, Roberto Ampuero’nun romanda Pablo Neruda tarafından ünlü. : El caso Neruda (Spanish Edition) () by Roberto Ampuero and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books. Roberto Ampuero is a Chilean author, columnist, and a university professor. His first novel . In an interview in Ampuero says “the book continues to have new editions circulating the black market in Cuba, and in they “Greek Passions”; El caso Neruda, Norma-La Otra Orilla, pages, “The Neruda case”.

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Save on Textbooks, Education Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Throughout his story, Ampuero fashions a sort of paper-mache-Neruda who is easy to poke holes in, all the while claiming to admire the real man. Cayetano is an interesting soul, fully familiar with the literary giants of South America: Mientras tanto, en Chile el poeta espera impaciente, en medio de un ambiente tenso por el inminente golpe militar contra el Gobierno. Books by Roberto Ampuero. Through Cayetano taking lbro Pablo Neruda’s case, we get to learn more about Pablo Neruda and the pol “The Neruda Case” is a great book is a mystery that stars the famous poet and one of my very favorite poets personallyPablo Neruda.

We had tried to restore the socialism, but now there was a dictatorship and what the people most criticized was that the dictator declared everyone against him an enemy ampeuro the state, and therefore you have to incarcerate them, shoot them, or expel them out of the country. The Italian orphan had devoted himself to science, and to emulating his teacher, with the same passion that he, Cayetano, the detective created by Neruda, now poured into his work, and he had to admit that this filled him with pride and unexpected energy.


I used the word “sly” midway in my status updates, but it is also nostalgic, and audacious, taking the poet and looking at his life through the women he loved or betrayed, real and fictional, and looking at the period t Yay, it is here in my hot little hands, waiting to be read.


That part of the narrative seemed to be more interesting, and Ampuero was seemingly eager to explore that line of narrative. Far from “a glimpse into the life of Pablo Neruda as death approaches,” at worst, Ampero’s fiction comes off like a posthumous hit-piece on this important, world-famous, inspiring poet and communist Towards the end of this casi, my mind began to wander.

Cayetano remarks on Brecht: In each country, Ampuero supplies the reader with such detail that you feel you can actually taste the medianoche sandwich, hear the music of Irakere, smell the cigars being smoked, visualize the architecture all while being enveloped in the noir atmosphere. There is a good international angle to the story and the characters. Throughout the book, Cayetano travels in order to solve Neruda’s case. View all 14 comments. People familiar with different Latin cultures will find the cultural references comforting with the various mentions nerura food and beverages scattered throughout the book.

During these years he worked as a translator. Una duda profunda que lo atormenta cuando percibe el final de su existencia. Well written and engaging, Ampuero’s characters come to life.

El Caso Neruda by Roberto Ampuero (2008, Paperback)

Of particular interest were the narratives which was written in Neruda’s own voice. I’m looking forward to seeing the sequels translated into English, so I can pick them up.

Sep 05, Christopher rated it really liked it Shelves: Still, overall, I can’t recommend this novel. But all three times I was petrified Porque sus dectectives son demasiados estrafalarios y cerebrales.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Roberto Ampuero captures the emotions that ran high in the early s in Chile and elsewhere in South America. I really liked how Ampuero was able to weave all of these elements together in order to create a ,ibro that will appeal to so many different readers.

A photograph reveals the truth that Neruda most likely did father a daughter. The Neruda Case is set against the backdrop of the waning days and fall of the Chilean government of President Allende. I hope the rest of Ampurero’s novels are translated into English soon.

Neruda becomes more ill and dies before Cayetano can tell him what he had discovered The novel weaves itself around the life of Pablo Neruda towards the end of his life.


The characters in each city are on the left, before the fall of the Soviet Union. As they talk, Neruda provides him with a challenge — to find a man he has n Literary tourism? The occasionally beautiful narration, the fact that I love the setting, and my love of Neruda’s poetry kept me reading as long as I did.

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El caso Neruda by Roberto Ampuero

He saw many of them dying in combat, or being tortured or killed by the police back in their own countries. The following year he published his first novel, called El Hombre Golondrina in German, and in he published his second novel, La Guerra de los Duraznos, also in German. And he was right. And as for him, Cayetano, to what was he devoted? Paperback El James Books. Although the main character spends a lot of time and energy traveling around and pursuing answers on Neruda’s behalf, the book turns out to be an homage of sorts to the Nobel-winning poet rather than your standard detective novel.

But the greatest contradiction of the night that stuck in my mind was the head of the Spanish Department, an ultra-conservative admirer of Generalisimo Francisco Franco, embracing and kissing Neruda, an compromising and committed Stalinist Communist.

Even in his epilogue where Ampuero talks about how and why he wrote the book, he fails to even suggest that the poet ever had a similar relationship or such a dying wish, or even had serious misgivings about his own relationships with women–as the words and thought’s that Ampero places in Neruda’s mouth and mind would lead readers to believe.

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