By Adolfo Bioy Casares,Suzanne Jill Levine
This choice of conventional and experimental tales through Argentinian novelist Bioy Casares ( The Adventures of a Photographer in l. a. Plata ) deals refined, seamless prose, in addition to magical realism and biting political satire. - Publishers Weekly
A Russian Doll and different tales is the 9th number of brief fiction by means of one among this century's most excellent Argentinian writers who, together with his fellow countrymen Julio Cortázar and Jorge Luis Borges, helped switch the world's conception of Latin American literature. Bioy Casares's narratives are stylish and urbane, his type particular and streamlined, as he paces his characters via seriocomic traps of fate––ensnared via love, impelled via lust, ambition, or simple greed, even metamorphosed via prescription drugs. those aren't tales in a mental mode yet just like the picture of the Russian doll of the name piece are rigorously wrought congeries of intractable selves inside selves.
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A Russian Doll & Other Stories (New Directions Paperbook; 745) by Adolfo Bioy Casares,Suzanne Jill Levine