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Tres

Tres

(2011)
A collection of poems by

 
'Poetry is braver than anyone,' Roberto Bolaño believed, and the proof is here in Tres, his most inventive and bracing poetry collection.

Roberto Bolaño's Tres is a showcase of the author's willingness to freely cross genres, with poems in prose, stories in verse, and flashes of writing that can hardly be categorized. As the title implies, the collection is composed of three sections. 'Prose from Autumn in Gerona,' a cinematic series of prose poems, slowly reveals a subtle and emotional tale of unrequited love by presenting each scene, shattering it, and piecing it all back together, over and over again. The second part, 'The Neochileans,' is a sort of On the Road in verse, which narrates the travels of a young Chilean band on tour in the far reaches of their country. Finally, the collection ends with a series of short poems that take us on 'A Stroll Through Literature' and remind us of Bolaño's masterful ability to walk the line between the comically serious and the seriously comical.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 2011 : USA Hardback
Title: Tres (Bilingual Edition)
Author(s): Roberto Bolano
ISBN: 0-8112-1927-5 / 978-0-8112-1927-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: New Directions
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Paperback Editions

February 2013 : UK Paperback
Title: Tres
Author(s): Roberto Bolano
ISBN: 0-330-52999-4 / 978-0-330-52999-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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Kindle Editions

July 2015 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Tres
Author(s): Roberto Bolano
Publisher: Picador
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Tres (Bilingual Edition)
Author(s): Roberto Bolano
Publisher: New Directions
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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