Book Excerpt

Extravagaria

Pablo Neruda; Translated from the Spanish by Alastair Reid

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Pablo Neruda (1904-73), one of the renowned poets of the twentieth century, was born in Parral, Chile. He shared the World Peace Prize with Paul Robeson and Pablo Picasso in 1950, and received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1971.