A Universal History Of Iniquity
by Jorge Luis Borges
Translated by Andrew Hurley
Borges' first collection of stories (1935). In his writing, Borges always combined high seriousness with a wicked sense of fun. Here he reveals his delight in re-creating (or making up) 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 storytelling, this collection marked the emergence of an utterly distinctive literary voice.
Paperback: 112 Pages
Product Dimensions: 129 x 198 mm
Published by Penguin Books