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From the publisher
Translated by Megan McDowell
In San Agustín de Tango, you can never be sure what’s waiting around the corner.
Over the course of a single day – the day before today – the hero of this novel and his adored wife embark on a journey through the absurd and the surreal, encountering a choir of monkeys and a carnivorous ostrich, travelling from the studio of an artist obsessed with the colour green to the waistcoat pocket of a pot-bellied man.
All the while, the tolling of the bell in the city square pushes their whirlwind adventure towards its fateful conclusion…
A brilliant and bizarre work from an overlooked great of 20th century Chilean literature, in English translation for the first time and with a new introduction by Alejandro Zambra.