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Labyrinths by Jorges Luis Borges.. What a long time ago I first came across Borges! Thanks, Alan Cheuse. This ‘Snap’s for you!

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"Borges is arguably the great bridge between modernism and post-modernism in world literature."

Davide Foster Wallace, The New York Times

"Borges anticipated postmodernism (deconstruction and so on) and picked up credit as founding father of Latin American magical realism."

The Washington Times

Author bio: "Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo (24 August 1899 – 14 June 1986), known as Jorge Luis Borges (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxorxe ˈlwis ˈβorxes]), was an Argentine writer, essayist, poet and translator born in Buenos Aires. His work embraces the ""character of unreality in all literature"". His most famous books, Ficciones (1944) and The Aleph (1949), are compilations of short stories interconnected by common themes such as dreams, labyrinths, libraries, mirrors, animals, fictional writers, religion and God. His works have contributed to the genre of science fiction as well as the genre of magic realism, a genre that reacted against the realism/naturalism of the nineteenth century." More information can be found here:

Book Details: General Fiction; (240 pp. Magicaliotious: Print only)

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