Jorge Luis Borges
He read and wrote with the greatest of passions. And Jorge Luis Borges, the greatest of Argentine writers, created, through a 60-year-long career, one of the significant and enduring literary legacies of any writer of the 20th century. The reach of his poetry, his stories, and his essays was global.
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