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The imaginative and innovative short stories in this collection journey into a world unlimited by time and space. The 15 stories reveal the wit and sharp socio-political satire of the author, and cannibals, military dictators, Sigmund Freud, and the world chess champion are some of the varied and surprising characters the narration brings to life. Church, state and commerce, the academic and the psychoanalyst couch: They all fail beneath the onslaught of a primitive unconscious that physically, psychically or literally devours them.
People on the Prowl is the revenge or triumph of the primitive. He is a contemporary with the ""new Chilean narrative"" and is the author of numerous novels and short-story collections in his native Spanish. Convert currency. Add to Basket. Condition: New. More information about this seller Contact this seller. Book Description Condition: New. Seller Inventory F Seller Inventory FX Jaime Collyer.
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People on the Prowl (Discoveries (Latin American Literary))
Jaime Collyer born is a Chilean writer, born in Santiago, Chile in  who became part of a generation of writers known as the "Nueva narrativa chilena" or the New Chilean Narrative. Born in , Collyer claims he discovered the joy of writing fiction as a child in school  at a young age. Later in university, studying psychology, he realised "the only thing I wanted to do was to write. He published El infiltrado in , which was awarded a prize as the best Latin-American novel translated to French that year. Collyer cites a diverse and wide-ranging set of influences from various countries and cultures.
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