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Ficciones (English Translation)

Ficciones (English Translation)
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Description: Amazon.com Review Reading Jorge Luis Borges is an experience akin to having the top of one's head removed for repairs. First comes the unfamiliar breeze tickling your cerebral cortex; then disorientation, even mild discomfort; and finally, the sense that the world has been irrevocably altered--and in this case, rendered infinitely more complex. First published in 1945, his Ficciones compressed several centuries' worth of philosophy and poetry into 17 tiny, unclassifiable pieces of prose. He offered up diabolical tigers, imaginary encyclopedias, ontological detective stories, and scholarly commentaries on nonexistent books, a ... (more)
Manufacturer: Grove Press
Release date: 1 February 1994
ISBN-10 : 0802130305 | ISBN-13: 9780802130303
Tags: Short Stories (2), Fiction (1), Spanish (1), 20th Century (1)
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