By Roberto Bolaño
An American sportswriter, an elusive German novelist, and a teenage scholar engage in an city neighborhood at the U.S.-Mexico border the place enormous quantities of younger manufacturing facility employees have disappeared.
summary: An American sportswriter, an elusive German novelist, and a teenage pupil have interaction in an city group at the U.S.-Mexico border the place 1000's of younger manufacturing facility staff have disappeared
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The publicity director and the copy chief. ” Pelletier and Espinoza asked to speak to both women. The publicity director’s office was full of plants and photographs, not necessarily of the house authors, and the only thing she could tell them about the vanished writer was that he was a good person. “A tall man, very tall,” she said. “When he walked beside the late Mr. Bubis they looked like a ti. ” Espinoza and Pelletier didn’t understand what she meant and the publicity director wrote the letter l and then the letter i on a scrap of paper.
He slept four or five hours a night and the rest of the time he spent at his desk. Before he finished his degree in German literature he wrote a twenty-page essay on the relationship between Werther and music, which was published in a Madrid literary magazine and a Göttingen university journal. By the time he was twenty-five he had completed both degrees. In 1990, he received his doctorate in German literature with a dissertation on Benno von Archimboldi. A Barcelona publishing house brought it out one year later.
Espinoza experienced something similar, though slightly different in two respects. First, the need to be near Liz Norton struck some time before he got back to his apartment in Madrid. By the time he was on the plane he’d realized that she was the perfect woman, the one he’d always hoped to find, and he began to suffer. Second, among the ideal images of Norton that passed at supersonic speed through his head as the plane flew toward Spain at four hundred miles an hour, there were more sex scenes than Pelletier had imagined.