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Andrews, Chris 1962-

Overview
Works: 33 works in 81 publications in 2 languages and 9,365 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Ghost stories  Detective and mystery stories  Psychological fiction  Satire  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Translator
Classifications: PQ8098.12.O38, 863.64
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chris Andrews
Little indiscretions : a novel by Carmen Posadas ( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When pastry chef Nestor Chaffino turns up dead at a party at the mansion of art dealer Ernesto Teldi, the party guests all become suspects in the crime when it turns out that Nestor was threatening to reveal some dark secrets
The skating rink by Roberto Bolaño ( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When figure skater Nuria Marti is dropped from the Olympic team, a civil servant secretly uses public funds to build her a skating rink in the ruins of a seaside mansion, but Nuria has affairs and soon the rink becomes a crime scene
Monsieur Pain by Roberto Bolaño ( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paris, 1938. The Peruvian poet Cesar Vallejo is in the hospital, afflicted with an undiagnosed illness, when his wife calls on an acquaintance of her friend Madame Reynaud: the Mesmerist Pierre Pain. Pain, a timid bachelor, is in love with the widow Reynaud, and agrees to help. But two mysterious Spanish men follow Pain and bribe him not to treat Vallejo, and Pain takes the money. Ravaged by guilt and anxiety, however, he does not intend to abandon his new patient
Last evenings on Earth by Roberto Bolaño ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stories of the "failed generation" set in the Chilean exile diaspora of Latin America and Europe
By night in Chile by Roberto Bolaño ( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"During the course of a single night, Father Sebastian Urrutia Lacroix, a Chilean priest who is a member of Opus Dei, a literary critic and a mediocre poet, relives some of the crucial events of his life. He believes he is dying, and in his feverish delirium various characters, both real and imaginary, appear to him as icy monsters, as if in sequences from a horror film. Among them are the great poet Pablo Neruda, the German novelist Ernst Junger, and General Augusto Pinochet - whom Father Lacroix instructs in Marxist doctrine - as well as various members of the Chilean intelligentsia whose lives, during a period of political turbulence, have touched his own."--BOOK JACKET
Amulet by Roberto Bolaño ( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tour de force, "Amulet" is a highly charged first-person, semi-hallucinatory novel that embodies in one woman's voice the melancholy and violent recent history of Latin America
Nazi literature in the Americas by Roberto Bolaño ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tour de force of black humor, composed of short biographies of imaginary pan-American authors, providing sketch character portraits that are often pathetically funny, sometimes surprisingly moving, and on occasion, authentically chilling
The insufferable gaucho by Roberto Bolaño ( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains five short stories and two essays by Chilean author Roberto Bolańo
The return by Roberto Bolaño ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the title story of this collection, a dead man expresses his disdain for the film "Ghost" and describes the actual process by which one enters the afterlife and then return to haunt the earth
Distant star by Roberto Bolaño ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The star in this hair-raising novel is Alberto Ruiz-Tagle, an Air Force pilot who exploits the 1973 coup in Chile to launch his own version of the New Chilean Poetry, a multimedia enterprise that symbolizes the darkness of Pinochet's regime
Ghosts by César Aira ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ghosts revolves around an immigrant worker's family squatting on the haunted construction site of a luxury condominium building. All of the workmen and their wives and children see the ghosts, who literally hang around the place, but one teenage girl becomes the most curious. Her questions about the ghosts get so intense that her mother - in a chilling split-second - realizes her daughter's life hangs in the balance."
The secret of evil by Roberto Bolaño ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of short fiction gathers everything the author was working on before his death, including a story about a North American journalist receiving a mysterious call and a woman's recounting of the loss of her virginity
Varamo by César Aira ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Varamo concerns a day in the life of a hapless government employee. After being paid by the ministry in counterfeit money, our unfortunate bureaucrat, Varamo, wanders around all night, then sits down and writes the most celebrated masterwork of modern Central American poetry, The Song of the Virgin Boy. What is odd is that Varamo, at fifty years old, 'hadn't previously written one sole verse, nor had it ever occurred to him to write one.'"--P. [4] of cover
How I became a nun by César Aira ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Narrative of childhood experience bristles with dramatic humor at each stage of growing up: a first ice cream, school, reading, games, friendship. The novel begins in Aira's hometown, Coronel Pringles. As self-awareness grows, the story rushes forward in a torrent of anecdotes which transform a world of uneventful happiness into something else: the anecdote becomes adventure, and adventure, fable, and then legend
An episode in the life of a landscape painter by César Aira ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brief and dramatic visit to the pampas gives him the chance to fulfill his ambition but a strange episode that he cannot avoid absorbing savagely into his own body interrupts the trip and irreversibly marks him for life."--BOOK JACKET
Full circle : a South American journey by Luis Sepúlveda ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Describes a 'journey without a fixed itinerary' into the heart of South America. Exiled Chilean writer Luis Sepúlveda paints vivid, sometimes surreal pictures of a continent where the distinction between reality and fiction is often blurred."--Back cover
Shantytown by César Aira ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-class, directionless ox of a young man who helps the trash pickers of Buenos Aires's shantytown attracts the attention of a corrupt policeman who would use anyone including innocent kids to break a drug ring he believes is operating in the slum. By the author of An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter
Lime green chair by Chris Andrews ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La memoria de la dictadura : Nocturno de Chile, de Roberto Bolaño ; Interrupciones 2, de Juan Gelman ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Immanuel's veins by Ted Dekker ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is a dangerous tale of times past. A torrid love story full of deep seduction and bold sacrifice. Then as now, evil begins its courtship cloaked in light. And the heart embraces what it should flee. Forgetting it once had a truer lover. Because the battle for the heart is always violently opposed. For those desperate to drink deep from this fountain of life, enter
 
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Alternative Names
Andrews, Christopher Stuart
Andrews, Christopher Stuart, 1962-
Languages
English (60)
Spanish (2)
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