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Recommended books (16)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the "Read Around South America Challenge" were written by authors from Chile. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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20 Poemas de Amor y Una Cancion Desesperada

20 Poemas de Amor y Una Cancion Desesperada by Pablo Neruda ES

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Description:
"De aquellas tierras, de aquel barro, de aquel silencio he salido yo a andar, a cantar, por el mundo".
Así se describe Pablo Neruda, autor de una obra fecundísima, a través de la cual se pueden seguir las diferentes tendencias que ha experimentado la poesía hispanoamericana de nuestro siglo.
Veinte Poemas de Amor y Una Canción Desesperada, una de sus obras más importantes, revela una voz poética muy personal. Se trata de un libro de amor juvenil, apasionado, exultante y amargo, escrito con un tono cálidamente humano y sencillo... continue
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Recommended: 03 Nov 2022

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Bloemblad van zee

Bloemblad van zee by Isabel Allende NL

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Description:
Twee jonge Spanjaarden ontvluchten Spanje vanwege de Burgeroorlog en bouwen in Chili een nieuw leven op.
Recommended: 14 Jan 2023

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Chilean Poet : A Novel by Alejandro Zambra EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Description:
Named a Best Book of 2022 by The New Yorker “A tender and funny story about love, family and the peculiar position of being a stepparent…[Chilean Poet] broadens the author’s scope and quite likely his international reputation.” —Los Angeles Times “Zambra's books have long shown him to be a writer who, at the sentence level, is in a world all his own.” —Juan Vidal, NPR.org A writer of “startling talent” (The New York Times Book Review), Alejandro Zambra returns with his most substantial work yet: a story of fathers and sons, ambition and failure, and what it means to make a family After a chanc... continue
Genre Humor
Recommended: 07 Apr 2022

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Deep Down Dark : The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free by Héctor Tobar EN

Rating: 4     21 Votes
Description:
Includes New Material Exclusive to the Paperback A Finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award A Finalist for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize A New York Times Book Review Notable Book When the San José mine collapsed outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010, it trapped thirty-three miners beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days. After the disaster, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Héctor Tobar received exclusive access to the miners and their tales, and in Deep Down Dark, he brings them to haunting, visceral life. We learn what it was like to be imprisone... continue
Recommended: 22 Oct 2022

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El cartero de Neruda

El cartero de Neruda by Antonio Skármeta ES

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Description:
La insólita amistad entre un sencillo cartero y el gran poeta Pablo Neruda: el mutuo deslumbramiento por la libertad y la creación. Esta novela, traducida a veinticinco idiomas, es ya un clásico de las letras universales. Mario Jiménez, un joven pescador, decide abandonar su oficio para convertirse en cartero de Isla Negra, donde la única persona que recibe y envía correspondencia es el poeta Pablo Neruda. Jiménez admira a Neruda y espera pacientemente que algún día el poeta le dedique un libro, o que se produzca algo más que un brevísimo cruce de palabras y el pago de la propina. Su anhelo se... continue
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Recommended: 05 Jan 2023

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Eva Luna by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 1.7     7 Votes
Description:
Born in the back room of the mansion where her mother toils, and herself in service from an early age, the enchanting and ever-enchanted Eva Luna escapes oppression through story telling. Rolf Carle flees Germany for South America, and ultimately works as a documentary film maker, to escape childhood memories of burying the concentration camp dead.
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Recommended: 21 May 2022

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How to Order the Universe by María José Ferrada EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Description:
A San Francisco Chronicle and Southwest Review Best Book of the Year and A World Literature Today Notable Translation of the Year “A dreamscape of a book. I adored this compelling, wise, and utterly unique coming-of-age tale.” —Tara Conklin For seven-year-old M, the world is guided by a firm set of principles, based on her father D’s life as a traveling salesman. Enchanted by her father’s trade, M convinces him to take her along on his routes, selling hardware supplies against the backdrop of Pinochet-era Chile. As father and daughter trek from town to town in their old Renault, M’s memories a... continue
Recommended: 05 Jan 2023

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Ines of My Soul : A Novel by Isabel Allende EN

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Recommended: 20 Feb 2022

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Le vieux qui lisait des romans d'amour

Le vieux qui lisait des romans d'amour by Luis Sepulveda FR

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Recommended: 25 Jan 2023

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Los detectives salvajes by Roberto Bolaño ES

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Recommended: 10 Nov 2022


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