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The Library of Babel - Jorge Luis Borges, Erik Desmazieres, Andrew Hurley
The Library of Babel
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781567921236 (156792123X)
Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher
Pages no: 39
Edition language: English
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Mommy, am I cult?
Mommy, am I cult? rated it
5.0 The Library of Babel
What if you had a library with an infinite amount of combinations between letters and numbers?This library would have the following information:- The secret of the Universe;- The day of your death. And everyone else's. Including people that already died. Or haven't even been born.- Justification for...
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1.0 The Library of Babel by Jorge Luis Borges
Completely confounding. An intriguing idea poorly executed. Even reading slowly didn’t improve understanding. Beautifully written sentences were meaningless without much background or context. I honestly didn’t perceive the allegory; the library representing the universe, its books filled with inf...
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In Borges's short story, the world consists of a gigantic library which contains every possible book that can ever be written. So, somewhere, there must logically be the book, the one that reveals the Library's secret! Unfortunately, there is no filing system, and no one has any idea of how to find ...
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