by Lucas de Lima on Nov.25, 2010
Yet another posthumous release is in the works, but this one is said to be the seed of 2666. It’s titled Los sinsabores del verdadero policía, which translates into something like The Woes of the True Policeman.
Von Archimboldi and Amalfitano return! But will they cross paths with Auxilio Lacouture, the Mother of Mexican Poetry? According to Bolaño’s editor, characters from other books find their way in, as well. He even goes so far as to say the book is as great as 2666.
If you speak the language, here’s a documentary about him featured on Spanish TV last month, available for streaming.