Let the Wind Speak (Extraordinary Classics)

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9781852421960: Let the Wind Speak (Extraordinary Classics)

New title from the author of A Brief Life and The Shipyard, recognised as the Grahm Greene of Uruguay

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Acknowledged as one of the great Latin American writers of the twentieth century, Juan Carlos Onetti was born in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1909. For many years he worked as a journalist in Buenos Aires. His novels include The Well, No Man s Life, and his best known work, The Shipyard. He was awarded Uruguay s national literature prize in 1963 and Spain s prestigious Cervantes Prize in 1980. He lived in Madrid until his death in 1994.

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"'The Graham Greene of Uruguay' Sunday Telegraph 'Latin American literature has few secrets to divulge to the English-speaking world; but one of them is the Uruguayan novelist Juan Carlos Onetti' Guardian 'The Graham Greene of Uruguay... foreshadowing the work of Beckett and Camus' Sunday Telegraph 'The Onetti experience is a curious one: readers end up feeling that they understand life better after a stay in this ghostly, tantalising world, only to lose the wisdom they have gained after a few hours of release from the spell. The form is subtle and delicate, the message sordid and bleak, the flavour inimitable' Guardian 'Onetti's voice and subject matter are his own... his work is always on a knife-edge... He is laconic, elegant, literary' London Review of Books"

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