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All Fires the Fire

By Julio Cortázar & Suzanne Jill Levine
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Publisher Description

The noted Argentinian author’s incomparable elegance shines through these eight stories.

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“Up until reading this book, I have been completely uninterested in anthologies of short stories. My only experiences with them was to pick them up in a shop, realise it is a collection of short stories and put it back down again. I read this book for University, and have since been reading back through the individual stories. I loved The Other Heaven, All the Fires the Fire, The Island at Noon and Instructions for John Howell. My favourite, by a country mile, was the Southern Thruway. The translator for this (from Spanish to English) is Suzanne Jill Levine and I am in awe of what an incredible translation it is. I read both versions and Levine's English encapsulates Cortázar's original work so brilliantly.”

About Julio Cortázar

Julio Cortázar (1914-1984), Argentine novelist, poet, essayist, and short-story writer, was born in Brussels, and moved permanently to France in 1951. Cortazar is now recognized as one of the century's major experimental writers, reflecting the influence of French surrealism, psychoanalysis, and his love of both photography and jazz, along with his strong commitment to revolutionary Latin American politics.

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