Articles by Shane Joaquín Jiménez

January 11, 2013

Woes of the Posthumous Novel: On Roberto Bolaño’s Latest 9

The fragmentation, self-plagiarism, and lack of narrative development all indicate a manuscript that was very much unfinished, and is only interesting as a completist curiosity, something akin to the financial-driven posthumous discographies of Jimi Hendrix or Tupac Shakur.