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Collected Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges

The most complete collection of Borges' short stories available in English is this set of translations by Andrew Hurley published by Penguin in 1998.  It includes all the stories in Labyrinths and The Book of Sand and Shakespeare's Memory,  but there about the same amount again of material that was new to me.  A lot of this 'new' material is set in the macho knife-fighting gaucho culture of Argentina in the late 19th and early 20th Century, wonderfully atmospheric, and quite violent at times.

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