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The Perpetual Race of Achilles and the Tortoise

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In this collection of wise, witty and fascinating essays, Borges discusses the existence (or non-existence) of Hell, the flaws in English literary detectives, the philosophy of contradictions, and the many translators of "1001 Nights". Varied and enthralling, these pieces examine the very nature of our lives, from cinema and books to history and religion. "Great Ideas": throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.


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Paperback Editions

August 2010 : UK Mass Market Paperback

Title: The Perpetual Race of Achilles and the Tortoise (Penguin Great Ideas)
Author(s): Jorge Luis Borges
ISBN: 0-14-119294-1 / 978-0-14-119294-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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