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I have often heard the following phrase about Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges: "I wanted so much to read, but It's too hard". Read morePublished 7 months ago by Solari
I thought this was some kind of story, but it is just a collection of imaginary characters and their descriptions; just like the title entails. I still enjoy it.Published 10 months ago by Andrea A.
Incredibly well written, this book offers a rather novel look and figurative creatures both well known and not. Read morePublished 17 months ago by T. Kersey
Just started reading this. I have read his other works, so I had to continue with this book.Published 19 months ago by liz hirsh
This book is fascinating and exhaustive. Furthermore, the author is one of the best in all of the Americas. Read morePublished on May 13, 2014 by Kyle Kendall
This is a well-written bestiary for readers of all ages. Borges wrote a great deal magical realism fiction novels, and this non-fiction bestiary based on research he performed as... Read morePublished on September 21, 2013 by Tim H.
I've always loved Borges for his minute scrutiny of big and little wonders. This book is a collection of short revelations about various monsters and creatures from myth and... Read morePublished on July 5, 2013 by S. Higley
This book is amazing. You really learn where all of these imaginary beings originate and what they are considered to be and to symbolize. Some are even illustrated. Great book.Published on August 13, 2012 by Jennilee Garcia-green