Julio Cortázar

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Julio Cortázar


Born
in Brussels, Belgium
August 26, 1914

Died
February 12, 1984

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Influences


Julio Cortázar, born Julio Florencio Cortázar Descotte, was an Argentine author of novels and short stories. He influenced an entire generation of Latin American writers from Mexico to Argentina, and most of his best-known work was written in France, where he established himself in 1951.

Average rating: 4.23 · 100,442 ratings · 5,375 reviews · 282 distinct worksSimilar authors
Hopscotch

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4.25 avg rating — 23,058 ratings — published 1963 — 196 editions
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Bestiario

4.26 avg rating — 10,771 ratings — published 1951 — 69 editions
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Cronopios and Famas

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4.28 avg rating — 9,988 ratings — published 1962 — 87 editions
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Blow-Up and Other Stories

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4.23 avg rating — 5,402 ratings — published 1968 — 16 editions
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Todos los fuegos el fuego

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4.30 avg rating — 6,030 ratings — published 1966 — 65 editions
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Cuentos completos 1

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4.60 avg rating — 3,880 ratings — published 1994 — 23 editions
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Final del juego

4.32 avg rating — 3,993 ratings — published 1956 — 53 editions
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La autopista del sur y otro...

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4.43 avg rating — 2,659 ratings — published 1966 — 12 editions
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Las armas secretas

4.21 avg rating — 2,534 ratings — published 1959 — 48 editions
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El perseguidor

4.20 avg rating — 1,828 ratings — published 1958 — 29 editions
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Cuentos completos 1 Cuentos completos 2 Cuentos completos 3
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4.60 avg rating — 5,326 ratings

Cartas 1937-1954. Tomo 1 Cartas 1955-1964. Tomo 2 Cartas 1965-1968. Tomo 3 Cartas 1969-1976. Tomo 4 Cartas 1977-1984. Tomo 5
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4.42 avg rating — 66 ratings

Obra crítica, tomo 1 Obra Crítica 2 Obra Critica 3
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3.80 avg rating — 30 ratings

Cartas : 1937-1963 Cartas : 1964-1968 Cartas : 1969-1983
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“Come sleep with me: We won't make Love, Love will make us.”
Julio Cortázar

“Andábamos sin buscarnos, pero sabiendo que andábamos para encontrarnos”
Julio Cortázar, Rayuela

“Lo que mucha gente llama amar consiste en elegir una mujer y casarse con ella. La eligen, te lo juro, los he visto. Como si se pudiera elegir en el amor, como si no fuera un rayo que te parte los huesos y te deja estaqueado en la mitad del patio. Vos dirás que la eligen porque-la-aman, yo creo que es al vesre. A Beatriz no se la elige, a Julieta no se la elige. Vos no elegís la lluvia que te va a calar hasta los huesos cuando salís de un concierto.”
Julio Cortázar, Rayuela

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