: It seems in Mexico City in the 1970s you couldn't
: throw a rock without hitting a poet.
Yes, it seems. And they are real poets, as in, they want to hear one another's poems, and they want to read other poets, local and international. They are interested in Baudelaire and Raymond Queneau and such. They are not just some phony poets, they really care.
: Natasha Wimmer's introduction to The Savage
: Detectives is my idea of the perfect introduction. It
: tells you what you want and need to know about the
: author and the environment in which he wrote, but it
: doesn't spoil or prejudice your enjoyment of the novel
Really? I will read it then. I was leaving it to the end.
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