The Book of Imaginary Beings

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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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Erudite and whimsical, a model handbook of fantastic zoology. (Michael Dirda, "The Washington Post")

Of all the Latin American authors in this century, [Borges] is the most universal. (Harold Bloom)

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The incomparable imagination of Jorge Luis Borges runs wild in this kaleidoscopic miscellany of fantastical creatures.

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