The Aleph and Other Stories

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The Aleph and Other Stories by Jorge Luis Borges
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Jul 27, 2004 | 224 Pages

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    Jul 27, 2004 | 224 Pages

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“He more than anyone renovated the language of fiction and thus opened the way to a remarkable generation of Spanish-American novelists. Gabriel García Márquez, Carlos Fuentes, José Donoso, and Mario Vargas Llosa have all acknowledged their debt to him.” —J.M. Coetzee, The New York Review of Books

“He has lifted fiction away from the flat earth where most of our novels and short stories still take place.” —John Updike


Table Of Contents

The Aleph and Other StoriesIntroduction by Andrew Hurley

The Aleph (1949)

The Immortal
The Dead Man
The Theologians
Story of the Warrior and the Captive Maiden
A Biography of Tadeo Isidoro Cruz (1829-1874)
Emma Zunz
The House of Asterion
The Other Death
Deutsches Requiem
Averroës’ Search
The Zahir
The Writing of the God
Ibn-Hakam al-Bokhari, Murdered in His Labyrinth
The Two Kings and the Two Labyrinths
The Wait
The Man on the Threshold
The Aleph

The Maker (1960)

Foreword: For Leopold Lugones
The Maker
A Dialog About a Dialog
Covered Mirrors
Argumentum Ornithologicum
The Captive
The Mountebank
Delia Elena San Marco
A Dialog Between Dead Men
The Plot
A Problem
The Yellow Rose
The Witness
Martin Fierro
Parable of Cervantes and the Quixote
Paradiso, XXXI, 108
Parable of the Palace
Everything and Nothing
I, 32
Borges and I

On Exactitude and Science
In Memoriam, J.F.K.

A Note on the Translation
Notes to the Fictions

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