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Bolano, Roberto (Author) & Wimmer, Natasha (Translator). THE THIRD REICH: A NOVEL. London, England: Picador, 2011. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 277 pages. As New.

Posthumous publication of the author's unpublished novel. One of the most significant literary events of our time. The first appearance of the title in the United Kingdom as a Slipcased Hardcover Edition. Published in a very small and limited special print run that will not be reissued once all of the copies are sold. The First British Edition is a softcover original. A brilliant production by Picador: Regular-sized volume format. Glossy pictorial hard boards with titles on the spine, as issued. Hard board slipcase. Printed on archival stock paper in London to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. Presents, in a Slipcased Harcover Edition, Roberto Bolano's "El Tercer Reich". Discovered among Bolano's papers in 2009, he wrote it in 1989 yet never published it in his lifetime. Why he did not will remain a mystery because it is a brilliant, "vintage-quintessential" Bolano piece. "From the first sentence, the novel bears his hallmarks. The irony, the atmosphere of erotic anxiety, the dream logic shading into nightmare, the feckless, unreliable narrator; all prefigure his later work. The young novelist must have been exhilarated, and possibly alarmed, to discover his talent so fully formed" (Lorin Stein). "Bolano makes you feel changed for having read him; he adjusts your angle of view on the world" (The London Guardian). "When I read Bolano I think: Everything is possible again" (Nicole Krauss). A "must-have" edition for Roberto Bolano completists. This title is a contemporary classic. This is one of very few copies of the First British Slipcased Hardcover Edition still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. A very scarce copy thus. One of the greatest writers of our time. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ROBERTO BOLANO TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0330510541. $150.00

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