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Dec 05, 2000 | ISBN 9780679775515

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"Each and every [story in] this collection is a treasure." —The Guardian

"Latin American fiction is where serious debate can be found and, at its best, makes the contemporary English equivalent seem frivolous and lacking in courage." —The Times (London)

Table Of Contents

The Storyteller Carlos Fuentes
Introduction Julio Ortega

Jorge Luis Borges: The Aleph
Filisberto Hernández: The Balcony
João Guimarães Rosa: The Third Bank of the River
Virgi Lio Piñera: The One Who Came to Save Me
Juan Carlos Onetti: Hell Most Feared
Juan Rulfo: Luvina
Julio Cortázar: Blow-Up
Clarice Lispector: Love
José Donoso: Ana María
Gabriel García Márquez: The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World
Salvador Garmendia: The Melancholic Pedestrian
Julio Ramón Ribeyro: The Wardrobe, the Old Man and Death
Inés Arredondo: Subterranean River
Antonio Benítez Rojo: The Scissors
Alejandro Rossi: Orion’s Glow
Luis Loayza: A New Man
Sergio Pitol Bukhara: Nocturne
Luis Rafael Sánchez: Getting Even
Nélida Piñón: House of Passion
Luisa Valenzuela: Panther Eyes
José Emilio Pacheco: The Queen
Alfredo Bryce Echenique: A Brief Reappearance by Florence, This Autumn
José Balza: The Stroke of Midnight
Moacyr Scliar: Van Gogh’s Ear
Antonio Skármeta: The Cyclist of San Cristóbal Hill
Mario Levrero: Notes From Buenos Aires
Policarpo Varón: The Feast
Rodolfo Hinostroza: The Benefactor
Sergio Ramírez: The Centerfielder
María Luisa Puga: Naturally
Hernán Lara Zavala: Mirror Images
Angeles Mastretta: from Big-Eyed Women
Fernando Ampuero: Taxi Driver, Minus Robert De Niro
Senel Paz: Don’t Tell Her You Love Her
Alberto Ruy Sánchez: Voices of the Water
Antonio López Ortega: from Naturalezas Menores
Juan Villoro: Coyote
Rodrigo Fresán: National Sovereignty
Pablo Soler Frost: Clamour

Author Biographies
Copyright Acknowledgements

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