Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges (24 August 1899 – 14 June 1986), was an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator, and a key figure in Spanish-language literature.

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Perpetual Race of Achilles and the Tortoise by Jorge Luis Borges by Jorge Luis Borges
In this collection of wise witty and fascinating essays Borges discusses the existence or nonexistence of Hell the flaws in English literary detectives the philosophy of contradictions and the many translators of 1001 Nights. Varied and enthralling these pieces examine the very nature of our lives from cinema and books to history and religion. GREAT IDEAS. Throughout history some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves and each other. They have  read more
The Widow Chingpirate by Jorge Luis Borges by Jorge Luis Borges
On days of combat the crew would mix gunpowder with their liquor Borges became famous as a writer of short stories that contained new realities elaborately conceived ingenious and gamesome precis of impossible worlds or imaginary books. In these five stories there is danger on the high seas an ungracious teacher of etiquette and an encyclopaedia of an unknown planet and Borgess unique imagination and intellect plays throughout. This book includes The Widow ChingPirate Monk Eastman  read more
Book of Imaginary Beings by Jorge Luis Borges by Jorge Luis Borges
Few readers will want or be able to resist this modern bestiary. Here you will find the familiar Gryphons Minotaurs and Unicorns as well as the Monkey of the inkpot and other undeniably curious beasts. Borges cunning and humorous commentary is sheer delight.  read more
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Ksiega piasku by Jorge Luis Borges
Ksiega piasku  read more
Selected Poems by Jorge Luis Borges
Though universally acclaimed for his dazzling fictions, Jorge Luis Borges always considered himself first and foremost a poet. This new bilingual selection brings together some two hundred poems--the largest collection of Borges' poetry ever assembled in English, including scores of poems never previously translated. Edited by Alexander Coleman, the selection draws from a lifetime's work--from Borges' first published volume of verse, Fervor de Buenos Aires (1923), to his final work, Los Conjurados, published just a year before his death in 1986. Throughout this unique collection the brilliance of the Spanish originals is matched by luminous English versions by a remarkable cast of translators, including Robert Fitzgerald, Stephen Kessler, W. S. Merwin, Alastair Reid, Mark Strand, Charles Tomlinson, and John Updike. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.  read more
Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings (Modern Classics) by Jorge Luis Borges, Donald A. Yates, James East Irby
Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings (Modern Classics)  read more
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The Mirror of Ink (Pocket Penguins 70's) by Jorge Luis Borges
Jorge Luis Borges wrote playful and deeply imaginative short stories that explored philosophy, paradox and the nature of existence. Penguin Modern Classics publish all of his most famous works, including Labyrinths, The Aleph and Fictions.  read more
Seven Nights by Jorge Luis Borges
Seven Nights  read more
Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings (Penguin Modern Classics) by Jorge Luis Borges
A collection of short stories and essays showcasing one of Latin America's influential and imaginative writers. It was a literary spellbinder whose tales of magic, mystery and murder are shot through with deep philosophical paradoxes.  read more
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