Blow-up, and Other Stories

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Collier Books, 1968 - Argentina - 248 pages
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Cortazar isn't easy to read but he's worth the effort. - Goodreads
Cortazar's craft as a short story writer is staggering. - Goodreads
They are perfect prose pieces, unexpected like tigers. - Goodreads
Lots of interesting plot twists and things to ponder. - Goodreads
My favorite is of the statue children - great imagery. - Goodreads
Great, great writing! - Goodreads

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User Review  - CSRodgers - LibraryThing

These stories gave me the deepest, from-childhood reading pleasure of anything I can remember reading in the past year, maybe the past five. Cortazar is master of the phase transition: from innocence ... Read full review

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User Review  - Patrick McCoy - Goodreads

I first became aware of Argentine writer Julio Cortazar as an influence on one of my favorite film makers, Wong Kar-wai, which led me to start my journey with Cortazar's masterpiece Hopscotch. And ... Read full review

Contents

A foil
3
H se Taken Over
15
The Idol of the Cyclades
25
Copyright

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