Borges and the Eternal Orang-Utans


Author: Luis Fernando Verissimo

This work is a hilarious spoof on literary/academic conferences, and a brilliant ‘Borgesian’ mystery. Vogelstein is a loner who has always lived among books. Suddenly, fate grabs hold of his insignificant life and carries him off to Buenos Aires, to a conference on Edgar Allan Poe, the inventor of the modern detective story. There Vogelstein meets his idol, Jorge Luis Borg….Read More

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