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By Adolfo Bioy Casares

This number of conventional and experimental tales by way 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 via one in all this century's leading 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 dependent and urbane, his variety exact and streamlined, as he paces his characters via seriocomic traps of fate––ensnared by means of love, impelled by means of lust, ambition, or simple greed, even metamorphosed via prescribed drugs. those should not tales in a mental mode yet just like the snapshot of the Russian doll of the name piece are rigorously wrought congeries of intractable selves inside selves.

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