Although he was born in Santiago , he spent his first 13 years of life in Encino , California. Fuguet was born in Santiago, Chile, but his family moved to Encino, California where he lived until age He is a graduate of the University of Chile 's School of Journalism. In Time called Fuguet one of the 50 most important Latin Americans for the next millennium. In , he was featured on the cover of the international edition of Newsweek magazine to represent a new generation of writers.

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Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Sobredosis by Alberto Fuguet. Sobredosis by Alberto Fuguet. A collection of short stories that jolted Chilean literature from a long sieta and gave literary critics a headache. Too many bad words and too much marihuana for the youth of brand-new neoliberal Chile. But looking beyond his dazzling style and controversial opinions, these stories are plain good literature. Get A Copy. Paperback , pages.

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To ask other readers questions about Sobredosis , please sign up. Lists with This Book. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 3. Rating details. Sort order. Start your review of Sobredosis. From the instigator of Chile's "mala onda" literary movement come 4 short stories almost approaching novella length. As de la Parra wrote, "You have to read it, to see what's going on. Regardless of whether or not you like it, you should read it.

The last two are narrated in first person, but with a difference. It's deceivingly gossip-y at first, and you doubt that there's anything substantial--the first two stories were open-ended. But events turn in the last two pages, and you find that it was much more political than it appeared to be, after all. One other thing, lest you think that the first two dealing with youth make this collection suitable for teens: the last one's "rated R", maybe "X", depending on who you are.

Jan 02, Sarah rated it liked it Shelves: recently-read. Great collection of short stories reflecting on chilean society. Jan 08, Adam rated it liked it. No English edition exists--Great collection of shorts in Spanish.

Very nice book featuring short stories from the 's Chile. Fuguet is one of my favorite authors from the Latin American X-Generation. Perhaps the best book by Alberto Fuguet. It was amaaaazing, the stories were so real and exciting! There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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