Estrella distante is a fable about an impostor. A man with many names, many masks, many lives but with no other moral than the aesthetic. In Allende's time he appears with...
France (Christian Bourgois)
Germany (Antje Kunstmann and Heyne)
The Netherlands (Meulenhoff)
UK (The Harvill Press)
USA (New Directions)
Serbia & Montenegro (Svetovi)
Romania (Curtea Vecche)
When his marriage and carrer fall apart, a young lawyer sets out a desperate mission to recapture the promise of his youth. His attempt leaves him standed between a past he no longer recognizes and a life that's no longer his, and he soon begins to suspect that the surest path to happiness lies in simply giving up. Losing is What Matters is a moving, tragicomic novel about defeat, memory, and the seductive prospect of losing it all.
United States (Dalkey Archive Press)