The Aleph And Other Stories by Jorge Luis Borges

This collection of short stories delves into a world of philosophical puzzles, literary references, and metaphysical intrigue. The narratives, often presented as intellectual exercises, explore themes of infinity, reality, and the nature of language and thought. The centerpiece story features a point in space that contains all other points, providing the protagonist with a vision of the entire universe. The other tales similarly challenge the reader's perception of time and identity, weaving together myth, religion, and history into a complex tapestry that defies conventional storytelling and blurs the line between the real and the imagined.

The 3063rd greatest book of all time


Published
1949
Nationality
Argentinian
Type
Fiction
Pages
200-300
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Spanish

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