Short story genre books (5)


1.

Cockfight by María Fernanda Ampuero EN

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Description:
"Cockfight is the debut short story collection by Ecuadorian writer María Fernanda Ampuero. Over thirteen stories, Cockfight explores the brutality and everyday violence contained in the structures of home, family, gender, and class in twenty-first-century Latin America"--
Recommended: 23 Nov 2022

2.

Collected Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges EN

Rating: 4.5     31 Votes
Description:
For the first time in English, all the fiction by the writer who has been called “the greatest Spanish-language writer of our century” collected in a single volume A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition From Jorge Luis Borges’s 1935 debut with The Universal History of Iniquity, through his immensely influential collections Ficciones and The Aleph, these enigmatic, elaborate, imaginative inventions display his talent for turning fiction on its head by playing with form and genre and toying with language. Together these incomparable works comprise the perfect one-volume compendium for all those who h... continue
Recommended: 20 Feb 2022

3.

The Dangers of Smoking in Bed by Mariana Enriquez EN

Rating: 3.5     6 Votes
Description:
A masterpiece of contemporary Gothic from the internationally acclaimed author of Things We Lost in the Fire.

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The Widow Ching-Pirate by Jorge Luis Borges EN

Rating: 3.3     4 Votes
Description:
'On days of combat, the crew would mix gunpowder with their liquor' Borges became famous as a writer of short stories that contained new realities: elaborately conceived, ingenious and gamesome pr�cis of impossible worlds or imaginary books. In these five stories there is danger on the high seas, an ungracious teacher of etiquette and an encyclopaedia of an unknown planet � and Borges's unique imagination and intellect plays throughout. This book includes The Widow Ching-Pirate, Monk Eastman, Purveyor of Iniquities, The Uncivil Teacher of Court Etiquette K�tsuk�, Tl�n, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius, Pi... continue
Recommended: 16 Nov 2022

5.

Things We Lost in the Fire by Mariana Enriquez EN

Rating: 4     70 Votes
Description:
Dark and haunting stories of contemporary Argentina.


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