The Invention Of Morel by Adolfo Bioy Casares

This novel unfolds on a mysterious, deserted island where the protagonist, a fugitive, discovers a strange building and a group of tourists who appear and disappear inexplicably. As he observes them, he falls in love with a woman among the group, but soon realizes that these visitors are not what they seem. The narrative takes a turn into the surreal when he uncovers the workings of a machine invented by a man named Morel, which has the power to record and replay reality. The protagonist grapples with the implications of this invention on his perceptions of love, existence, and the desire for immortality, leading to a haunting exploration of the boundaries between reality and illusion.

The 3287th greatest book of all time


Published
1940
Nationality
Argentinian
Type
Fiction
Pages
95-112
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Spanish

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