Tony Gould, 13 February 1992
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“... human being: but Pablo Neruda, friend of the great – Lorca, Picasso, Eluard, Aragon, Ehrenburg, Vallejo, Cortazar – and colossus of Chilean literature, author of Residencia en la tierra and Canto General, among innumerable other works, was distinctly larger than life. From his early years as a diplomat in such outposts of the British Empire as Ceylon and ...”