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The Penguin book of Latin American short stories

Author: Thomas Colchie
Publisher: London : Penguin, 1993, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an anthology featuring not only celebrated masters, but also many of the brightest lights in contemporary Latin American literature. Included here are stories by Jorge Amado, Gabriel Garcia  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Penguin book of Latin American short stories.
London : Penguin, 1993, ©1991
(OCoLC)625218827
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Colchie
ISBN: 0140166505 9780140166507
OCLC Number: 28148938
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish and Portuguese.
Notes: Originally published: London : Viking, 1992.
Description: xiv, 430 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The dead man / Horacio Quiroga --
Axolotl / Julio Cortazar --
Waiting for Polidoro / Armonia Somers --
The circular ruins / Jorge Luis Borges --
The dog will have its day / Juan Carlos Onetti --
The idol / Adolfo Bioy Casares --
Relative humidity / Manuel Puig --
Toad mouth / Isabel Allende --
The miracle of the birds / Jorge Amado --
The ex-magician from the Minhota Tavern / Murilo Rubiao --
Love / Clarice Lispector --
The psychiatrist / Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis --
The plagues / Moacyr Scliar --
The third bank of the river / Joao Guimaraes Rosa --
It was a different day when they killed the pig / Joao Ubaldo Ribeiro --
The corset / Lygia Fagundes Telles --
Lonelyhearts / Rubem Fonseca --
Twice with Helena / Paulo Emilio Salles Gomes --
The doll queen / Carlos Fuentes --
Luvina / Juan Rulfo --
The gift / Rosario Ferre --
Bestial among the flowers / Reinaldo Arenas --
Story-bound / Ana Lydia Vega --
The last voyage of the ghost ship / Gabriel Garcia Marquez --
The phantom of the Essoldo / Guillermo Cabrera Infante --
Journey back to the source / Alejo Carpentier.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Colchie.

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