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by Jorge Luis Borges, Andrew Hurley
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 9 years ago
Selected Fictions:The Garden of Forking PathsMan on Pink CornerThe Library of Babel#56 TBR Busting 2013
JasonKoivu
JasonKoivu rated it 9 years ago
Reading Jorge Luis Borges's Collected Fictions is like being thrown into the ring with a merciless prize fighter, getting the shit kicked out of you, and loving every minute of it.These pieces felt more like punches than short stories. Borges jabs to your head, jarring your brain with damning conver...
Beth's List Love on Booklikes
Beth's List Love on Booklikes rated it 11 years ago
Loved the twists and turns and humor in his stories. Am just sorry that this was highlights of the collected works, so I still need to track down the book version to read many of the stories I'd hoped to get on the audio. Still, the audio makes me want to run out and get the book, pronto!
UNICORN PORN FOR ALL
UNICORN PORN FOR ALL rated it 11 years ago
Deep in Don Quixote, for a while I convinced myself that Cervantes had written the footnotes too, and the Quixote commentators the editor cited were actually made up by Cervantes. He messes with you like that: he plays so many tricks that you end up thinking anything is possible.Four months later I...
Never Read Passively
Never Read Passively rated it 11 years ago
Labyrinths. Space and time. Lions. Life and death. Coins. Memory and identity.
Nicci - TWLIB Reviews
Nicci - TWLIB Reviews rated it 11 years ago
This book is a collection of short stories by Jorge Luis Borges. I continue to read it from time to time. The book is always nearby. I love it for its vivid and beautiful imagery and for its poetic prose. Some stories are written with an eye to journalism as though the stories are truth and not f...
so many books, so little time
so many books, so little time rated it 12 years ago
I spent all of 2009 lingering over these rich stories, a morsel here and a morsel there.
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