This collection of 11 short stories includes "The Gospel According to Mark", "The Unworthy Friend", "The Duel", "The End of the Duel", "Rosendo's Tale", "The Intruder", "The Meeting", "Juan Mruana", "The Elder Lady", "Guayaquil" and "Doctor Brodie's Report".
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The art of writing is mysterious; the opinions we hold are ephemeral. In these eleven short stories, the quality of his inspiration is unmistakable. With their deceptively simple, almost laconic style, they achieve a magical impression that is unrivalled in modern writing.About the Author:
Borges was born in Buenos Aires in 1899. A poet, critic and short story writer, he received numerous awards for his work including the 1961 International Publisher's Prize (shared with Samuel Beckett). He died in 1986. He has a reasonable claim, with Kafka and Joyce, to be the most influential writer of the twentieth century.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140040579