The Aleph and Other Stories (Penguin Classics)

The Aleph and Other Stories (Penguin Classics) by Jorge Luis Borges 0142437883 9780142437889
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Full of philosophical puzzles and supernatural surprises, these stories contain some of Borges? most fully realized human characters. With uncanny insight he takes us inside the minds of an unrepentant Nazi, an imprisoned Mayan priest, fanatical Christian theologians, a woman plotting vengeance on her father? ?iller,?and a man awaiting his assassin in a Buenos Aires guest house. This volume also contains the hauntingly brief vignettes about literary imagination and personal identity collected in The Maker, which Borges wrote as failing eyesight and public fame began to undermine his sense of self.

Author: Jorge Luis Borges

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 224

Publisher: Penguin Classics

Publication Date: 2004-07-27


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