Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings

Author: Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Luis Borges’s Labyrinths is a collection of short stories and essays showcasing one of Latin America’s most influential and imaginative writers.Jorge Luis Borges was a literary spellbinder whose tales of magic, mystery and murder are shot through with deep philosophical paradoxes. This collection brings together many of his stories, including the celebrated ‘Library….Read More

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