The Book of Sand and Shakespeare's Memory (Penguin Modern Classics)

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One of the most remarkable artists of our age.' MARIO VARGAS LLOSA THE BOOK OF SAND was the last of Borges' major collections to be published. The stories are, in his words, 'variations on favourite themes... combining a plain and at times almost colloquial style with a fantastic plot'. It includes such marvellous tales as 'The Congress', 'Undr' and 'The Mirror and the Mask'. Also included are the handful of stories written right at the end of Borges' life - 'August 25, 1983', 'Blue Tigers', 'The Rose of Paracelsus' and 'Shakespeare's Memory.

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Includes the stories 'The Congress', 'Undr', 'The Mirror and the Mask', 'August 25, 1983', 'Blue Tigers', 'The Rose of Paracelsus' and 'Shakespeare's Memory'.

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a[Borges] was a superb storyteller. One reads most of Borgesas tales with the hypnotic interest usually reserved for reading detective fiction.a aMario Vargas Llosa

"[Borges] was a superb storyteller. One reads most of Borges's tales with the hypnotic interest usually reserved for reading detective fiction." -Mario Vargas Llosa

[Borges] was a superb storyteller. One reads most of Borges's tales with the hypnotic interest usually reserved for reading detective fiction. Mario Vargas Llosa"

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