Stones of the Sky (Kagean Book) (Paperback)

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By Pablo Neruda, James Nolan (Translator)
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This suite of thirty poems is Neruda's last love song to the Earth. When he wrote these poems he was dying of cancer, and as the title suggests he addresses not ordinary stones, but cosmic ones: stones that reconcile immobile permanence and the clarity of spiritual flight. When the poet meets his crystallized self, the encounter "takes on an eerie brilliance"--The Village Voice. Bilingual with introduction.

"An excellent bilingual editon."--Choice

About the Author


Pablo Neruda (1904-1973) held diplomatic posts in Asian and European countries. After joining the Communist Party, Neruda was elected to the Chilean Senate but was forced to live in exile in Mexico for several years. Eventually he established a permanent home on Isla Negra. In 1970 he was appointed as Chile's ambassador to France; in 1971 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781556591709
ISBN-10: 1556591705
Publisher: Copper Canyon Press
Publication Date: January 1st, 2002
Pages: 96
Language: Spanish
Series: Kagean Book