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Jorge Luis Borges
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Pierre Menard, Author of The Quixote - The Garden of Forking Paths (1942)
Jorge Luis Borges
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The Lottery in Babylon; tr. Andrew Hurley, Collected Fictions (1998) - The Garden of Forking Paths (1942)
Jorge Luis Borges
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Variant translation: It seemed incredible that this day, a day without warnings or omens, might be that of my implacable death. - The Garden of Forking Paths (1942)


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Jorge Luis Borges
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Born: August 24, 1899

Died: June 14, 1986 (aged 86)

Nationality: Argentinian

Occupation: Poet, writer, critic, librarian

Bio: Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges, known as Jorge Luis Borges, was an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator born in Buenos Aires. His work embraces the character of unreality in all literature.

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