Labyrinths by Jorge Luis Borges

"Labyrinths" is a collection of short stories and essays that explore complex themes of infinity, parallel universes, and the blurred lines between reality and illusion. The narratives often feature protagonists who are scholars or librarians, trapped in surreal, metaphysical landscapes. The author's unique writing style combines elements of magical realism, philosophy, and detective fiction, creating an intricate web of narratives that challenge the reader's perception of reality and fiction.

The 324th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 959

Since this book was first published in 1962, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 959.0.

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