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“One of the greatest major poets of the twentieth century. ()”
“It is difficult to find an analogue for the sustained passion and gentleness communicated in this absolutely stunning apotheosis of the poetry of sexual love....Matilde Urrutia deserves to enter history in the company of Petrarch’s Laura and Dante’s Beatrice.()”
Pablo Neruda was born in 1904 in the town of Parral in Chile. He received numerous prestigious awards for his work, including the International Peace Prize in 1950, the Lenin Peace Prize and the Stalin Peace Prize in 1953. In 1971, he won the Nobel Prize for Literature. Two years later he died of leukemia in Santiago, Chile.
This is a nice little volume of some of Neruda's love poetry. Don't buy it for your girlfriend, it is very elliptical and metaphoric and you will have much better texts listening... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Robert A. Ladner
Pablo Neruda. Not much else has to be said. If you are looking to have a steamy Valentines day than giving this as a gift will get you on that pathPublished 2 months ago by Frank Bailey
I found this little gem in a bookstore, a feature for Valentines Day. This is a perfect gift book or a book if you want an introduction to Neruda or to savor remembered poems. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mary Langer Thompson
Best love poems ever, buy the book are read them to your loverPublished 5 months ago by Sally Baydala