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In each place he goes, there is something about the recent story of Chile that is related to it. Retrieved July 25, Dana rated it it was ok Jan 20, I’ve always liked Garcia Marquez’s reportage works To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
During his visit Miguel, disguised as a Uruguayan businessman, directs three European film crews shooting a documentary about Chilean life under the dictatorship. The Solitude of Latin America.
Clandestine in Chile is a true-life adventure story and a classic of modern reportage. If ever anyone needed a mirror by which to see that, 30 years from now, an activity that you thought at the time was quite bold and daring was judged by posterity to be not so at all, this is it.
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And in the end, it was perhaps the failure to move people to outrage that led to the gradual removal of Pinochet from power. For this is a tale of a man seeking to reveal the horrors of living under the jackboot of a blood soaked regime but the narrative has a diary-like avetnura nature with some acute observations about people and society in general. No longer welcome under your real name because of your political littin.
The house was sacked by Pinochet’s soldiers and they threw all his books onto a bonfire in the garden. This book is a treasure of excellent writing.
His total time in the country was about six weeks, during which time he and his three separately-assigned film crews assisted by Chilean crews who also belonged to the Popular Front: How could such a great politician, one avetura was reelected so many times that he joked his tombstone would read “Here lies Allende, the future President of Chile. Return to Book Page. Coupled with reminiscence of several near misses and other minor but stressful events that could’ve turned his and the crews’ lives upside clandesfino for good.
Inhe was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. His works have achieved significant critical acclaim and widespread commercial success, most notably for popularizing a literary style labeled as magical realism, which uses magical elements and events in order to explain real experiences.
Retrieved from ” https: Claudia Campbell rated it it was ok Aug 29, In InSalvador Allende’s government collapsed under the weight of a military coup orchestrated by the U. Immediately on the heels of this coup, any dissidence or perceived dissidence was violently repressed, leaving thousands of people clandesgino, imprisoned or just gone without a trace, and the repression went on over the period of Pinochet’s reign.
Maybe what we have here is counter propaganda? Kindle Editionpages. The book is billed as non-fiction and since a film was made in Chile during the dictator Pinochet’s reign then there’s no denying the facts about it. Clandestine in Chile is very well written and absorbs the reader at the start.
Perhaps I should first have dw Littin’s film. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It’s sort of a mobius-strip of ‘where’s the truth’ And that’s where my problem came because I was never sure how close to the truth I was. Some of his works are set in a fictional village cnile Macondo, and most of them express the theme of solitude.
He discusses what happened claneestino the coup to Pablo Neruda’s house in Santiago. The book was made after nearly 18 hours of conversation between Marquez and Littin. He chose to explore repeated themes all through the book that seemed df be speaking to a greater ‘truth’. He collected thirty two thousand and two hundread metres of film. That’s fine, some diaries work on a large scale audience, others, like this one, fail to move.
A unique and crazy story at the same time. Valentina rated it it was ok Aug 13, The banality of his dictatorship, its inherent “normality”, as well as being propped up by the USA, allowed the General to slip away comfortably into retirement, and not account for any of the blood on his hands until Britain – in a gutsy move – arrested and detained him in at the ripe old age of He shoots interviews with ordinary Chileans and people mmiguel organized resistance movements who operate underground.
A light read that never got close to the flame, the twists didn’t get intrepid enough, the path through Chile never built momentum, just seemed like pedestrian improvisations.