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Borges And The Eternal Orang-Utan

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Borges And The Eternal Orang-Utan by Luis Fernando Verissimo
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Vogelstein is a loner who has always lived among books. Suddenly, fate grabs hold of his insignificant life and carries him off the Buenos Aires, to a conference on Edgar Allan Poe, the inventor of the modern detective story. There Vogelstein meets his idol, Jorge Luis Borges, and for reasons that a mere passion for literature cannot explain, he finds himself at the centre of a murder investigation that involves arcane demons, the mysteries of the Kabbala, the possible destruction of the world, and the Elizabethan magnus John Dee's 'Eternal Orang-Utan', which would end up writing all the known books in the cosmos. Verissimo's small masterpiece is at once a witty literary tour de force and a brilliant mystery novel in its own right.

Author Biography

Luis Fernando Verissimo is one of Brazil's most popular writers thanks to his satirical columns in the national weekly Veja. He is also a celebrated novelist and cartoonist, and he plays the saxophone in a jazz band. His novel The Club of Angels was published by Harvill.
Release date NZ
June 10th, 2004
Contributor
Translated by Margaret Jull Costa
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
The Harvill Press
Pages
144
ISBN-13
9781843430971
Product ID
1647941

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