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Fictions
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on 12 September 2017
Personally, I loved this book. The product itself was of high quality, it arrived exactly as expected and on time.
The stories in the book though, that's something else entirely. They are rich, and far more detailed than you could imagine for how short they are. The present amazing and thought provoking ideas wrapped up in a few pages. My personal favourite, 'The Garden Of Forking Paths', in incredible. It fills out the story perfectly initially, and you won't quite understand it (Or I didn't anyway) until the very last paragraph. There were other greats in there too, such as 'The Library Of Babel' and 'The Circular Ruins', but I have yet to read one that wasn't simply mindblowing.
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on 22 August 2012
Borges' collected fictions contains, not to put too fine a point on it, some of the most wonderful, magical stories ever written. The labyrinthine workings of his mind are reflected in his stories - quite literally in some places - and you will almost certainly want to visit Tlön, or his library - where you may get to read the infinite Book of Sand - the book of all books - or perhaps Herbet Quains trifurcating "April March".

These stories have been the inspiration for so many authors over the years (and arguably for hypertext novels and "choose your own adventure" type books). Everybody should read them!
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on 11 June 2016
Anyone who is a fan of Borges should get this. It's full of great pieces you don't get in the smaller collections, that will take your mind on labyrinthine journeys - plus, it's such a beautiful book!
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on 13 July 2016
Borges is a classic, this translation is very good , the book was in brilliant condition and arrived very quickly
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on 15 February 2015
very good
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on 12 May 2014
Definitely one of the best books iv'e read recently. Borges's ability to created worlds and entire systems with such clarity in the mere space of a few pages is unrivaled.
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on 26 May 2015
A gift for someone
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on 2 April 2017
Extremely clever, multi layered, hyper intellectual tome. Explores themes from religion and mysticism. Does not hit the spot for me. I much prefer the writings of Silvina Ocampo. I enjoyed the Carlos Castaneda flavoured The Circular Ruins though.
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on 3 January 2016
Great!
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on 15 November 2015
Brand new - reasonable delivery
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