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His detective, Don Isidro Parodi kind of sounds like “parody,” doesn’t it?

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Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: More than anything, the exercise puts me in mind of the Mortmere stories devised some years before by Christopher Isherwood and his long-term friend Edward Upward. I accidentally found this book in a store, and bought it just because I wanted to read something by Borges. Before he became the literary equivalent of Oedipus at Colonus, Jorge Luis Borges liked to cut up a bit.

In the second story, a killing takes place aboard an express train. In the first story, Parodi, who is himself in jail for homicide, is visited by a young man who seeks his help in solving a particularly baffling murder.

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Bustos Domecq” for some of their lighter works. Six Problems for Don Isidro Odn. Read more Read less. Amantes del genero policial, Jorge Luis Borges y Adolfo Bioy Casares dieron cauce de expresion a las inquietudes y solaces fruto de su comun aficion en los singulares relatos que toman como eje a un detective o investigador no menos singular: The stories tell the busyos of a detective confined to a jail cell, while at the same time acting as a satire on Argentine society.

Clever as it is rambling. Diario de la guerra del cerdo, Francisco Bustos, the pseudonym under which Borges, inpublished his first fictional dpn, now known as “Hombre de la esquina rosada”, “Man from the Pink Corner” but originally titled “Hombre de las orillas” “Man from the Slums” or more literally “Man from the Outskirts”Francisco Bustos being the name of “one forefather’s forefather”.

I prefer Borges translations by Norman Thomas di Giovanni, sadly they are out-of-print. Wikipedia in English 1 Jorge Luis Borges bibliography. He was a target of political persecution during the Peron regime, and supported the military juntas that overthrew it.

What a sight my bed was! Too bad what happened with Borges translations.

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Six Problems for Don Isidro Parodi

Borges, Cortazar and Marquez – these three problemaas are always associated as the golden trio of the latin american literature. The gambit of making the detective a convicted prisoner means that the stories all consist of dialogue–or, rather, of mostly monologues told by visitors to Parodi’s cell.

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