Monday, February 11, 2013

Siobhan Harvey on Pablo Neruda

"Important developments in the recent 24 hours regarding Nobel Prize for Literature winner and immensely influential Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda . As a left-wing advocate - his sympathies and views made him a long term exile from his native country and, upon his return to Chile, one of its leading political lights (under the Allende government he was a promiment diplomat, for instance), Neruda's death is being reinvestigated - along with many - and his body exhumed. Rumours swirl that this exhumation is part of an investigation into whether forces close to General Pinochet were involved in the death of Pinochet. Perhaps one of the best articles on these recent developments can be found at the BBC" :

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