Adolfo Bioy Casares,Suzanne Jill Levine's A Russian Doll & Other Stories (New Directions Paperbook; PDF

By Adolfo Bioy Casares,Suzanne Jill Levine

ISBN-10: 0811212114

ISBN-13: 9780811212113

ISBN-10: 0811212122

ISBN-13: 9780811212120

This choice of conventional and experimental tales by means of Argentinian novelist Bioy Casares ( The Adventures of a Photographer in l. a. Plata ) bargains subtle, seamless prose, in addition to magical realism and biting political satire. - Publishers Weekly

A Russian Doll and different tales is the 9th number of brief fiction via one in all this century's optimum Argentinian writers who, together with his fellow countrymen Julio Cortázar and Jorge Luis Borges, helped swap the world's notion of Latin American literature. Bioy Casares's narratives are stylish and urbane, his type specified and streamlined, as he paces his characters via seriocomic traps of fate––ensnared by way of love, impelled through lust, ambition, or simple greed, even metamorphosed through prescribed drugs. those usually are not tales in a mental mode yet just like the photo of the Russian doll of the identify piece are conscientiously wrought congeries of intractable selves inside selves.

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