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Chronicles of Bustos Domecq

(1967)
A collection of stories by

 
 
The real target of (the authors') often uproarious gibes is modernism - ot the part of it that zealously pursues theories of pure form into Cloud-Cuckoo-Land. The result, which Domecq never perceives, is invariably monstrous: novels and poems that cannot be read, art that cannot be seen, architecture - freed from the 'demands of responsiblity' - that cannot be used..With donnish humor and unfailing intelligence, it is thrusts a rapier into such gargantuan posturing.

    

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Hardback Editions

August 1982 : UK Hardback
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Title: Chronicles of Bustos-Domecq
Author(s): Jorge Luis Borges, Adolfo Bioy-Casares
ISBN: 0-7139-1109-3 / 978-0-7139-1109-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking
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April 1976 : USA Hardback
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Title: Chronicles of Bustos Domecq
Author(s): Jorge Luis Borges
ISBN: 0-525-08047-3 / 978-0-525-08047-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dutton
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Paperback Editions

April 1979 : USA Paperback
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Title: Chronicles of Bustos Domecq
Author(s): Jorge Luis Borges
ISBN: 0-525-47548-6 / 978-0-525-47548-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Plume
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