from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Donoso, José 1924-1996. Chilean writer of novels and short stories noted for his dark surrealism and satirical edge. His novels The Obscene Bird of Night (1970) and A House in the Country (1978) are considered among the greatest works of Chilean fiction.


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