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Sex, Drugs, Pimps. And Poetry, of Course.

The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolano

Reviewed by Buddy Kite
Esquire

"Meet the Visceral Realists: a razor-tongued, pot-smoking, self-obsessed gang of horny Mexican poets. There's Ulises Lima, a vagabond who infects his gracious hosts with scabies. And Luscious Skin, a lothario who recounts a 'butt-lashing' sexual encounter over four very detailed pages. They're the anti-heroes in The Savage Detectives, a bizarre and mesmerizing novel by the late Chilean-born author Roberto Bolaño." Read the entire Esquire review.




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