“The novel’s cryptic title is one of its many grim jokes; there is no reference to this figure in its nine hundred pages. However, in another of his novels, Amulet, a road in Mexico City is identified as looking like ‘a cemetery in the year 2666.’” The stories behind classic book titles.
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“The novel’s cryptic title is one of its many grim jokes; there is no reference to this figure in its nine hundred pages. However, in another of his novels, Amulet, a road in Mexico City is identified as looking like ‘a cemetery in the year 2666.’” The stories behind classic book titles.

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