Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings Hardcover – 1 Feb 1984
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"Great because of their wonderful intelligence."
Borges is arguably the great bridge between modernism and post-modernism in world literature. --David Foster Wallace"
Borges anticipated postmodernism (deconstruction and so on) and picked up credit as founding father of Latin American magical realism. --Colin Waters" --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
About the Author
Jorge Luis Borges(1899-1986), Argentine writer, poet and philosopher, is best known for his books"Ficciones"and"The Aleph."
William Gibson is credited with having coined the term acyberspace, a and having envisioned both the Internet and virtual reality before either existed. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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I found the non-fiction at the end a little tedious, but there is not much of this. The rest of the book is a delight. It is not hard to read, but leaves you feeling a little more clever by the finish. Do yourself a favour: read this book.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
old tired copy but good value and arrived in good time- The book itself has many stories which are based in the supra- natural world, dealing with the fantastical, time, memory,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jamshid Nikkhah
Ficciones is a more sophisticated and elegant version of labyrinths.Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
Beautifully written but needs several readings to obtain a better understanding of the writers philosophies.Published 5 months ago by Paul and Julia
I do not like his style of writing. i had to force myself to read him. None of what i read was in my opinion new, gripping, interesting, exceptional.Published 9 months ago by Don Bird
This is philosophical and mathematical at the same time. Fitting really, considering the massive overlap in the most raw form of each of these subjects. Read morePublished on 14 Mar. 2014 by Katie
Fantastic collection of short narratives. Highly recommended. Borges has the ability to bend your mind into various vicissitudes of time and space. Mind blowing.Published on 28 Feb. 2014 by MR R O'GORMAN