By Jorge Luis Borges

Choked with philosophical puzzles and supernatural surprises, those tales include a few of Borges’s so much totally learned human characters. With uncanny perception he's taking us contained in the minds of an unrepentant Nazi, an imprisoned Mayan priest, fanatical Christian theologians, a lady plotting vengeance on her father’s “killer,” and a guy waiting for his murderer in a Buenos Aires visitor house.  This quantity additionally comprises the hauntingly short vignettes approximately literary mind's eye and private identification gathered in The Maker, which Borges wrote as failing eyesight and public status started to undermine his experience of self.

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