With burning patience

with burning patience

the novel “with burning patience” was written by the Chilean writer Antonio Skármeta. It set thereby a monument for the large Chilean poet Pablo Neruda and its postman.

The title of the novel leads itself from the quotation “in the morning-grey we, armed with burning patience, the cities is entered.” by Arthur Rimbaud.

The novel acts of the deep Freudschaft between the poet Pablo Neruda and its postman Mario. In addition the passion becomes the poetry, love, liberty and politics further central points of the novel.

Antonio Skármeta ´s novel was twice filmed, last with Philippe Noiret (“the post office man”).


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