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The Postman (Il Postino)

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The unforgettable inspiration for the Academy Award'"winning Il Postino, this classic novel established Antonio Skrmeta"s reputation as 'one of the most representative authors of the post-boom generation in contemporary Latin American letters' (Christian Science Monitor). Boisterously funny and passionate, The Postmantells of young love ignited by the poetry of Pablo Neruda. Set in the colorful, ebullient years preceding the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile, the book has been translated into nearly twenty-five languages around the world.

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"A jewel of a story."--The New Yorker

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The unforgettable inspiration for the AcademyAward-winning IlPostino, this classic novel established Antonio Skarmeta's reputationas one of the most representativeauthors ofthe post-boomgeneration in contemporary Latin American letters (Christian ScienceMonitor).Boisterouslyfunny and passionate, The Postman tells of young love ignited by thepoetry of Pablo Neruda. Setin the colorful, ebullientyears preceding the Pinochet dictatorship inChile, the book has beentranslated into nearlytwenty-five languages around the world.

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The unforgettable inspiration for the Academy Award-winning , this classic novel established Antonio Skármeta's reputation as "one of the most representative authors of the post-boom generation in contemporary Latin American letters" (). Boisterously funny and passionate, tells of young love ignited by the poetry of Pablo Neruda. Set in the colorful, ebullient years preceding the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile, the book has been translated into nearly twenty-five languages around the world.

About the Author

Antonio Skrmetaachieved worldwide renown with The Postman(Il Postino). His fiction has since received dozens of awards and has been translated into nearly thirty languages worldwide. He lives in Santiago, Chile.
Katherine Silver's most recent translations include Horacio Castellanos Moya's Senselessness, for which she received fellowships from PEN and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393330397
Author:
Skarmeta, Antonio
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Translator:
Silver, Katherine
Author:
Silver, Katherine
Author:
Skrmeta, Antonio
Subject:
General
Subject:
Neruda, Pablo
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Neruda, Pablo - Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20080231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
8 x 6 in

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Product details 120 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393330397 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "A jewel of a story."--The New Yorker
"Synopsis" by , The unforgettable inspiration for the AcademyAward-winning IlPostino, this classic novel established Antonio Skarmeta's reputationas one of the most representativeauthors ofthe post-boomgeneration in contemporary Latin American letters (Christian ScienceMonitor).Boisterouslyfunny and passionate, The Postman tells of young love ignited by thepoetry of Pablo Neruda. Setin the colorful, ebullientyears preceding the Pinochet dictatorship inChile, the book has beentranslated into nearlytwenty-five languages around the world.
"Synopsis" by , The unforgettable inspiration for the Academy Award-winning , this classic novel established Antonio Skármeta's reputation as "one of the most representative authors of the post-boom generation in contemporary Latin American letters" (). Boisterously funny and passionate, tells of young love ignited by the poetry of Pablo Neruda. Set in the colorful, ebullient years preceding the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile, the book has been translated into nearly twenty-five languages around the world.
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