As Gabriel García Márquez stated: “Pablo Neruda is the greatest poet of the twentieth century – in any language.” And, this is the finest translation available, anywhere!
Pablo Neruda was the pen name of the Chilean writer and communist politician Ricardo Eliecer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto. He won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1971 and is the author of The Heights of Macchu Picchu. Gustavo Escobedo works as a teacher, photographer, and translator. He lives in Toronto, Ontario. Rosemary Sullivan is the author of 11 books, including Cuba: Grace Under Pressure, Labyrinth of Desire, and The Red Shoes: Margaret Atwood Starting Out. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.