Selected Stories and Other Writings

Ranked #17 in Short Stories, Ranked #19 in Surrealismsee more rankings.

Although his work has been restricted to the short story, the essay, and poetry, Jorge Luis Borges of Argentina is recognized all over the world as one of the most original and significant figures in modern literature. In his preface, Andre Maurois writes: "Borges is a great writer who has composed only little essays or short narratives. Yet they suffice for us to call him great because of their wonderful intelligence, their wealth of invention, and their tight, almost mathematical style."

Labyrinths is a representative selection of Borges' writing, some forty pieces drawn...

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John King If you are going to think about Latin American literature, Borges is always a good place to start. (Source)

Nicholas Shakespeare No writer embodied libraries more than the immobile, blind Argentine, Jorge Luis Borges. (Source)

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