Universal History Of Iniquity

Author: Jorge Luis Borges
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0142437891
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In his writing, Borges always combined high seriousness with a wicked sense of fun. Here he reveals his delight in re-creating (or making up) colorful stories from the Orient, the Islamic world, and the Wild West, as well as his horrified fascination with knife fights, political and personal betrayal, and bloodthirsty revenge. Sparkling with the sheer exuberant pleasure of story-telling, this collection marked the emergence of an utterly distinctive literary voice. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Universal History of Iniquity
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Jorge Luis Borges
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-07-27 - Publisher: Penguin

In his writing, Borges always combined high seriousness with a wicked sense of fun. Here he reveals his delight in re-creating (or making up) colorful stories from the Orient, the Islamic world, and the Wild West, as well as his horrified fascination with knife fights, political and personal betrayal, and
A Universal History of Iniquity
Language: en
Pages: 122
Authors: Jorge Luis Borges
Categories: Black humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Penguin Classics

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