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This is a book for Borges lovers who can mix their admiration for the master with a grain of salt.
A great read, not for those used to light stories, this requires thinking, and a love for a touch of the absurd at times.
In fact, as soon I finished, I was torn between immediately reading it again, going back to Poe, and diving into Borges!
incredible book. riveting, exciting, and will totally blow your mind. It drove me to read Poe, Lovecraft, Borges, and Dunsany.Published 15 months ago by Lamski
This is a book for Borges lovers who can mix their admiration for the master with a grain of salt. The book is an absolute delight if Borges has any special place in your heart, if... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Don J. Brand
I'm not as erudite as the characters in this novel, and I'm not sure whether the dialogue is eruditely geeky or a satire on erudite geekitude. Probably both. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Michael Koplow
BORGES AND THE ETERNAL ORANGUTANS is a delightful parody or spoof of a detective story and, at the same time, a Borges story. Read morePublished on November 22, 2009 by R. M. Peterson
This is a fun book that uses mirrors and deception to twist your mind around loads of history and literary references. Although it is short it packs quite a bit into 135 pages. Read morePublished on June 12, 2009 by D. O'Brien
As more of a Borgean rather than an admirer of Lovecraft or Poe, I enjoyed this but it failed to grab me. Read morePublished on May 24, 2009 by M. E. Llorens
This is a very witty short novel about a Brazilian translator of detective fiction who loves the work of Borges. Read morePublished on March 13, 2006 by Amazon Customer
A short delightful read! Very interesting narration, imaginative story-telling and replete with various literary references - this was a short and delightful read! Read morePublished on February 24, 2006 by Sanjeev Naik
I picked this book up out of pure curiosity, and was richly rewarded. Others here have nicey summarized the novel, so this will be more of an endorsement than a review. Read morePublished on September 12, 2005 by Voracious Reader