By Adolfo Bioy Casares,Suzanne Jill Levine
This number of conventional and experimental tales by means of Argentinian novelist Bioy Casares ( The Adventures of a Photographer in los angeles Plata ) bargains subtle, 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 way of one in every of this century's most effective Argentinian writers who, along 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 dependent and urbane, his kind distinctive and streamlined, as he paces his characters via seriocomic traps of fate––ensnared by means of love, impelled through lust, ambition, or undeniable greed, even metamorphosed through prescription drugs. those usually are not tales in a mental mode yet just like the photograph of the Russian doll of the name piece are rigorously wrought congeries of intractable selves inside selves.
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