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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 selection of brief fiction by means of one in all this century's most effective Argentinian writers who, along with his fellow countrymen Julio Cortázar and Jorge Luis Borges, helped swap the world's notion of Latin American literature. Bioy Casares's narratives are dependent and urbane, his kind specific and streamlined, as he paces his characters via seriocomic traps of fate––ensnared through love, impelled by way of lust, ambition, or undeniable greed, even metamorphosed by means of prescription drugs. those will not be tales in a mental mode yet just like the photograph of the Russian doll of the identify piece are rigorously wrought congeries of intractable selves inside of selves.

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