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4.54 out of 54.54 out of 54.54 out of 54.54 out of 54.54 out of 5 4.54 (13 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jorge Luis Borges Narrator: George Guidall Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2010 ISBN: 9781101222515
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A Selection from The Collected Fictions of Jorge Luis Borges Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Patrick | 6/1/2011

    " Latin America's Kafka. Just as good, if not better. Genius compressed into short stories. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jacob | 5/30/2011

    " It's strange to think that Portuguese national is probably the man who all modern fiction writing owes their greatest debts to. Story after story, broken genre after broken genre, Borges manages to simultaneously entertain and lay down tracks for the future of literature. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Joanna | 4/9/2011

    " So much fun for your brain. Loved this when I was 17. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lori | 3/27/2011

    " Simply a favorite; do yourself a favor and take the time to read these stories. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Bel | 3/25/2011

    " Favourite short stories:
    The Circular Ruins
    Three Versions of Judas
    The Immortal
    The Waiting

    Favourite essays:
    Partial Magic in the Quixote
    Kafka and his Precursors
    Avatars of the Tortoise "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rebecca | 3/13/2011

    " I'm loving it!!! Best collection of essays/short stories I've read in years! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Hesper | 3/11/2011

    " If I'm ever stranded on a deserted island, I'm making sure this book comes along. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Andrew | 3/10/2011

    " Good so far, the screenwriter who wrote Inception based alot of that movie off ideas he got by reading this author and a few others.

    Ok just finished it and thought it was really great. If you are looking for something a little out there this is it. It challenges your view of the world. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mito | 3/1/2011

    " i can't even talk about it i love it so much. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Nadine | 2/28/2011

    " I really enjoyed reading this book. I also really enjoyed finishing it. It can be exhausting to get through, but you'll be better for having read it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Conor | 2/14/2011

    " You know what's awesome? Reading something that people have been recomending to you for years and finding that no only was it an amazing read, but that it outstripped even your best expectations for it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Hans | 2/9/2011

    " Fantastic in a couple senses of the word. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Brianna | 2/5/2011

    " For all intents and purposes, I'm done with this book for the year. Mind-boggling, to say the very least. Very witty, even though I only read 6 little pieces from it. I will definitely have to re-visit this one. "

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About the Narrator

George Guidall, winner of eighty-eight AudioFile Earphones Awards, has twice won the prestigious Audie Award for Excellence in Audiobook Narration. In 2014 the Audio Publishers Association presented him with the Special Achievement Award for an audiobook narrator of exceptional stature and accomplishment. During his thirty-year recording career he has recorded over 1,100 audiobooks, won multiple awards, been a mentor to many narrators, and shown by example the potential of fine storytelling. Among Guidall’s narration achievements are Crime and Punishment, The Iliad, and John Irving’s A Widow for One Year, which earned him an Audie Award for best unabridged narration of a novel, an honor he captured again for his rendition of Wally Lamb’s I Know This Much Is True. Guidall’s forty-year acting career includes starring roles on Broadway, an Obie Award for best performance off Broadway, and frequent television appearances.