Death in Spring
Merce Rodoreda depicts the story of the bizarre and destructive customs of a nameless town-burying the dead in trees after filling their mouths with cement to prevent their soul from escaping, or sending a man to swim in the river...
ull of candid, personal, and opinionated accounts of topics ranging from the baffling worldwide-pop-culture phenomena to the detriments of conformist nationalism. Sarcastic, biting, and, at times, even heartbreaking, this new...
The Guinea Pigs
A clerk at the State Bank befins to notice that something strange is occouring, bank employees are stuffing their pockets with money, only to have it taken by the security guards who search the employees every night and confiscate...
A Thousand Peaceful Cities
Set in 1963, in the latter days of the Polish post-Stalinist thaw. Jerzyk, is a teenager who is keenly interested in the life of his father, a retired postal administrator and his father's closest friend, Mr Traba, a failed...
My Two Worlds
Approaching his fiftieth birthday, the narrator is wandering in an unfamiliar Brazilian city, in search of a park. A walker by inclination and habit, he decides to explore the city after attending a literary conference-he was...
The Museum of Eterna’s Novel: The First Good Novel
Masterpiece from Jorge Luis Borges's mentor.
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