A whimsical compendium of more than one hundred of the strange creatures conceived down through history by the human imagination, this unique contribution to fantasy literature ranges widely across the world's mythologies and literatures.
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Jorge Luis Borges (1899–1986) is one of the most widely acclaimed writers of the twentieth century.
Peter Sís has received five New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year awards, a Society of Illustrators Gold Medal, and a Caldecott Honor. He was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2003.
Andrew Hurley has translated the Collected Fictions of Borges as well as works by Reinaldo Arenas and Arturo Perez-Reverte, among others.
Text: English, Spanish (translation)
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Book Description Penguin, 1974. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110140037098