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By Adolfo Bioy Casares,Suzanne Jill Levine

This choice of conventional and experimental tales by way of Argentinian novelist Bioy Casares ( The Adventures of a Photographer in l. a. Plata ) bargains 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 considered one of this century's optimum Argentinian writers who, together with his fellow countrymen Julio Cortázar and Jorge Luis Borges, helped swap the world's conception of Latin American literature. Bioy Casares's narratives are dependent and urbane, his kind particular and streamlined, as he paces his characters via seriocomic traps of fate––ensnared by way of love, impelled by means of lust, ambition, or simple greed, even metamorphosed by means of prescription drugs. those should not tales in a mental mode yet just like the picture of the Russian doll of the name piece are conscientiously wrought congeries of intractable selves inside of selves.

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