The Neruda Case

by Roberto Ampuero

The Neruda Case

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The Neruda Case is Chilean author Roberto Ampuero's first novel to be published in English. Ampuero's trademark detective, Cayetano Brulé, embarks on a mysterious mission given to him by the dying poet Pablo Neruda. Translated from the Spanish by Carolina de Robertis.

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Chilean author Roberto Ampuero has lived in the United States for years, but he still might be the most famous mystery author you've (probably) never read. That could change this summer, when The Neruda Case, his first novel to be published in English, hits the shelves. The book features Ampuero's trademark detective, Cayetano Brulé, as he embarks on a mysterious mission given to him by the dying poet Pablo Neruda. Brulé finds himself traveling from Chile to Cuba, Mexico and Germany

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