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Author Bioy Casares, Adolfo, author.

Title The invention of Morel / Adolfo Bioy Casares ; translated by Ruth L.C. Simms ; prologue by Jorge Luis Borges ; introduction by Suzanne Jill Levine ; illustrated by Norah Borges De Torre.

Publication Info. New York : New York Review Books, 2003
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 95th Street Adult Fiction  F BIOY    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Fiction  F BIOY    AVAILABLE
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Description xiv, 103 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 21 cm
Summary From the Publisher: Jorge Luis Borges declared The Invention of Morel a masterpiece of plotting, comparable to The Turn of The Screw and Journey to the Center of the Earth. Set on a mysterious island, Bioy's novella is a story of suspense and exploration, as well as a wonderfully unlikely romance, in which every detail is at once crystal clear and deeply mysterious. Inspired by Bioy Casares's fascination with the movie star Louise Brooks, The Invention of Morel has gone on to live a secret life of its own. Greatly admired by Julio Cortazar, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and Octavio Paz, the novella helped to usher in Latin American fiction's now famous postwar boom. As the model for Alain Resnais and Alain Robbe-Grillet's Last Year in Marienbad, it also changed the history of film
Subject Latin American fiction -- Translations into English.
Added Author Simms, Ruth L. C.
Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986.
Levine, Jill.
Borges De Torre, Norah.
Added Title Invención de Morel. English.
ISBN 9781590170571 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1590170571 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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