A Universal History of Iniquity

A Universal History of Iniquity

Jorge Luis Borges Andrew Hurley
3.9/5 (8283 ratings)
In his writing, Borges always combined high seriousness with a wicked sense of fun. Here he reveals his delight in re-creating colorful stories from the Orient, the Islamic world, and the Wild West, as well as his horrified fascination with knife fights, political and personal betrayal, and bloodthirsty revenge. Sparkling with the sheer exuberant pleasure of story-telling, this wonderful collection marked the emergence of an utterly distinctive literary voice.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Language
English
Pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Release
July 27, 2004
ISBN
0142437891
ISBN 13
9780142437896

A Universal History of Iniquity

Jorge Luis Borges Andrew Hurley
3.9/5 (8283 ratings)
In his writing, Borges always combined high seriousness with a wicked sense of fun. Here he reveals his delight in re-creating colorful stories from the Orient, the Islamic world, and the Wild West, as well as his horrified fascination with knife fights, political and personal betrayal, and bloodthirsty revenge. Sparkling with the sheer exuberant pleasure of story-telling, this wonderful collection marked the emergence of an utterly distinctive literary voice.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Language
English
Pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Release
July 27, 2004
ISBN
0142437891
ISBN 13
9780142437896

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