Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 2004. First Edition. Item #5535
First Impression. Octavo (22cm); glossy pictorial card wrappers with French flaps; ,15-1125,pp. Some vertical creasing to spine, faint stress creases to wrappers, else contents clean; Very Good+. The highly-regarded Chilean author's final novel, published a year after his death - a sweeping exploration of 20th century degeneration, inspired by the epidemic of femicidios in Ciudad Juárez. The English-language translation won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction in 2008.