Books set in Chile (35)


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

Rating: 4 (6 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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A Long Petal of the Sea : A Novel by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 4 (4 votes)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
Description:
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home. “One of the most richly imagined portrayals of the Spanish Civil War to date, and one of the strongest and most affecting works in [Isabel Allende’s] long career.”—The New York Times Book Review NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Esquire • Good Housekeeping • Parade In the late 1930s, civil war grips Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succ... continue

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Ardiente paciencia : (el cartero de Neruda) by Antonio Skármeta ES

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Description:
Un joven pescador decide convertirse en cartero de Isla Negra, donde el único que recibe y envía correspondencia es el poeta Pablo Neruda. Entre ambos se forja una relación muy peculiar cuando el cartero recurre al poeta para seducir a su enamorada. La enrarecida atmosfera del Chile de aquellos años precipitara un dramático desenlace.

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Bloemblad van zee

Bloemblad van zee by Isabel Allende NL

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
Description:
Twee jonge Spanjaarden ontvluchten Spanje vanwege de Burgeroorlog en bouwen in Chili een nieuw leven op.



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Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
Description:
An orphan raised in Valparaíso, Chile, by a Victorian spinster and her rigid brother, young, vivacious Eliza Sommers follows her lover to California during the Gold Rush of 1849. She enters a rough-and-tumble world whose newly arrived inhabitants are driven mad by gold fever. With the help of her good friend and savior, the Chinese doctor Tao Chi'en, Eliza moves freely in a society of single men and prostitutes, creating an unconventional but independent life for herself. The young Chilean's search for her elusive lover gradually turns into another kind of journey, and by the time she finally ... continue

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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: 5 (1 vote)
Description:
Deep Down Dark is the novel that inspired the film The 33 starring Lou Diamond Phillips, Cote de Pablo and Antonio Banderas. 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 imprisoned inside a mountain, understand the horror of being slowly consu... continue

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Distant Star by Roberto Bolaño EN

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The star in this hair-raising novel is Alberto Ruiz-Tagle, an Air Force pilot who exploits the 1973 coup in Chile to launch his own version of the New Chilean Poetry, a multimedia enterprise that symbolizes the darkness of Pinochet's regime.

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El cartero de Neruda by Antonio Skármeta ES

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
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