By Adolfo Bioy Casares,Suzanne Jill Levine
This selection of conventional and experimental tales by means of Argentinian novelist Bioy Casares ( The Adventures of a Photographer in l. a. Plata ) deals refined, seamless prose, in addition to magical realism and biting political satire. - Publishers Weekly
A Russian Doll and different tales is the 9th selection of brief fiction by way of one in all this century's most efficient Argentinian writers who, along with his fellow countrymen Julio Cortázar and Jorge Luis Borges, helped switch the world's notion of Latin American literature. Bioy Casares's narratives are dependent and urbane, his kind targeted and streamlined, as he paces his characters via seriocomic traps of fate––ensnared via love, impelled by way of lust, ambition, or simple greed, even metamorphosed by means of prescribed drugs. those will not be tales in a mental mode yet just like the photo of the Russian doll of the identify piece are rigorously wrought congeries of intractable selves inside selves.
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A Russian Doll & Other Stories (New Directions Paperbook; 745) by Adolfo Bioy Casares,Suzanne Jill Levine