Does poetry alone provide enough sustenance to feed the soul? Of what
value is a life spent creating beautiful art without a true companion to
share it with or someone to pass it on to? Fundamental existential
questions may concern most of us at some time or other, but these
questions haunt the great Chilean poet Pablo Neruda's last days. Set in
the waning era of the Allende socialist experiment, The Neruda Case has the Nobel Laureate's ghost looming large on every page.