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Book Review: I Confess I Have Lived by Pablo Neruda

By Ely North, published on May 29, 2013

I confess that I scoffed at the idea that the autobiography of a world-renowned twentieth-century Chilean poet could be very interesting. I was wrong. Neruda emerged from an obscure town in a disregarded corner of the planet to live a fascinating life that uplifted people all around the world. He tells his story masterfully, relating his own experiences and his perceptions of major world events with a poetic flair and a tinge of humor that delight and entertain the reader.

Pablo Neruda was the original Most Interesting Man in the World. Besides being a famous poet, he also... (more)

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