The stories in this collection … artfully echo Bioy Casares’s major achievement of 1940, exploring the obsessions implicit in the earlier masterpiece…. Bioy Casares is now Argentina’s most distinguished living man of letters and is considered a founding father of the new novel in all of Spanish America. When Carlos Fuentes noted that ‘without Borges, there would be no new Spanish American novel,’ he misspoke—he should have said “Biorges.”

The New Criterion

Available October 1, 1994

Selected Stories of Adolfo Bioy Casares

Fiction by Adolfo Bioy Casares

Translated by Suzanne Jill Levine

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Clothbound (published October 1, 1994)

ISBN
9780811212755
Price US
25.95
Trim Size
5x8
Page Count
178

Adolfo Bioy Casares

20th century Argentine writer, translator and journalist

The stories in this collection … artfully echo Bioy Casares’s major achievement of 1940, exploring the obsessions implicit in the earlier masterpiece…. Bioy Casares is now Argentina’s most distinguished living man of letters and is considered a founding father of the new novel in all of Spanish America. When Carlos Fuentes noted that ‘without Borges, there would be no new Spanish American novel,’ he misspoke—he should have said “Biorges.”

The New Criterion