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Aleph and Other Stories - 00 edition

Aleph and Other Stories (ISBN10: 0142437883; ISBN13: 9780142437889)
ISBN13: 978-0142437889
ISBN10: 0142437883

Summary: Full of philosophical puzzles and supernatural surprises, these stories contain some of Borges's 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's "killer," and a man awaiting his assassin in a Buenos Aires guest house. This volume also contains the hauntingly brief vignettes about literary ima
gination and personal identity collected in The Maker, which Borges wrote as failing eyesight and public fame began to undermine his sense of self.
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Summary: Full of philosophical puzzles and supernatural surprises, these stories contain some of Borges's 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's "killer," 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. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 00
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.
Year Published: 2000
International: No



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