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  • Collected Fictions

  • By: Jorge Luis Borges, Andrew Hurley (translator)
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 349
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 284
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 288

From his 1935 debut with "The Universal History of Iniquity", through his immensely influential collections Ficciones and The Aleph, these enigmatic, elaborate, imaginative inventions display Borges' talent for turning fiction on its head by playing with form and genre and toying with language.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good but incomplete

  • By Aaron on 12-17-18

Loved the Audiobook, But Need More of the Stories!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-01-13

Borges' work invites/requires multiple readings to capture it all. I could, and have, listened to this audiobook many, many times over. Borges writes for the ear as much as the page, and the translation and narration are top notch. It's a pleasure to listen to, and I absolutely love it.

That said, however, there are only seventeen stories from this collection represented in this audiobook. It's well worth the money, but we need more.

Please, please, please, consider releasing another audio collection so that more of these amazing stories are available in audio format.

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