- Publisher: Farrar, Straus (2009)
- Language: English
- ASIN: B002LTGIW2
- Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (220 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,156,986 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Roberto Bolano's "2666," was just awarded the National Book Critics Award for fiction.
The great disappointment isn't just the plotlessness, it's that this book provided nothing much of anything else, either.
I actually had to restart the book at some point, just so I could catch up on the things I forgot while reading the book.
I swear if I see the word "archimboldi" one more time I will burn this novel. Redundant and terrible, yet somehow one of his best books?Published 7 days ago by Darcy Hendershott
Even though it was used, the quality was great (much better actually then most of my books when I'm done reading them)! And the price was GREAT.Published 7 days ago by Dizzy
It keeps unwinding. Impressive! Somehow reminds me of Pynchon--level of knowledge maybe.Published 9 days ago by ctspjms
Let me be totally clear, I am not an English major or a writer. This fact is important because I feel all the hype around this book came from people with those types of credentials... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Adam Austin
Starts out really interesting then degenerates into way way too much emphasis on sex and violence.Published 1 month ago by Mike
I had to struggle to finish The Savage Detectives, but by the time I was done, I was a fan. I felt I had heard a new voice. I thought it was a work of genius. Read morePublished 2 months ago by T. Donovan