Author: Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Luis Borge’s Fictions introduced an entirely new voice into world literature. It is here we find the astonishing accounts of Funes, the man who can forget nothing; the French poet who recreated Don Quixote word for word; the fatal lottery in Babylon; the mysterious planet of Tlön; and the library containing every possible book in the whole universe. Here too are the….Read More

9 Books Similar to Fictions


Bestiario es el primer libro de relatos que Julio Cortázar publica con su auténtico nombre. Pero no hay en estas ocho obras maestras ni el menor balbuceo ni resacas juveniles:… Continue Reading Posted in: Argentine Fiction, Art History, Comedic Dramas & Plays, Cuentos Argentinos, Spanish Literature

The Man Without Qualities

This magnificent novel, compared by critics with the best of modern masterpieces, demonstrates that one must turn to Proust, Mann and Joyce to find a talent of equal brilliance. Set… Continue Reading Posted in: Der Mann Ohne Eigenschaften, Die Schlafwandler, Literature & Fiction, Satire

Cronopios and Famas

"The Instruction Manual," the first chapter, is an absurd assortment of tasks and items dissected in an instruction-manual format. "Unusual Occupations," the second chapter, describes the obsessions and predilections of… Continue Reading Posted in: Argentine, Contemporary Literature & Fiction, Short Stories, Spanish Wit And Humor


Vineland, a zone of blessed anarchy in northern California, is the last refuge of hippiedom, a culture devastated by the sobriety epidemic, Reaganomics, and the Tube. Here, in an Orwellian… Continue Reading Posted in: California, English Fiction, Northern, United States

The Complete Short Stories

This volume contains all of Kafka's shorter fiction, from fragments, parables and sketches to longer tales. Together they reveal the breadth of Kafka's literary vision and the extraordinary imaginative depth… Continue Reading Posted in: Classic Literature & Fiction, German Fiction, Short Stories, Short Stories Anthologies

The Castle

The Castle is the story of K., the unwanted Land Surveyor who is never to be admitted to the Castle nor accepted in the village, and yet cannot go home.… Continue Reading Posted in: Absurdist Fiction, Alienation (Philosophy), Austrian, Legal Thrillers, Novelists, Translations Into English


The story of two young writers whose lives are playing themselves out in Buenos Aires and Paris to the sounds of jazz and brilliant talk, Hopscotch, written in 1963, was… Continue Reading Posted in: Argentina Buenos Aires, Authors, Experimental Fiction, Hispanic American Literature, Psychological Literary Fiction

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