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These three groundbreaking works by Julio Cortázar—a major figure of world literature and one of the founders of the Latin American Boom—are published together in one volume for the first time, in honor of the centenary of his birth.

With his influential “counternovel” HOPSCOTCH and his unforgettable short stories, Cortázar earned a place among the most innovative authors
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Hardcover, 952 pages
Published August 12th 2014 by Everyman's Library (first published August 5th 2014)
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Rick Slane
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I enjoyed the short-stories more than Hopscotch. ...more
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Literally one of the worst books I’ve ever read: all the main characters do is have sex, so I’m skipping a whole mess of pages just to see if some real content to the story comes up: NOPE. Several chapters in, I give up Bc I’m done with skipped pages and not understanding what else the main character is thinking about, if he even thinks about anything else.

I originally thought the concept of Hopscotch might be fascinating considering it’s supposed to be readable in different orders (supposedly
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Bonnie Ridley
Includes the novel Hopscotch, and collections of short fiction (Blow-Up and We Love Gwenda So Much)
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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.

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