Books: Journey Without an End

A PERSONAL ANTHOLOGY by Jorge Luis Borges. 210 pages. Grove Press. $5.

Argentina has no national literature, but it has produced a literary mind that is as mysterious and elusive as the fretted shadows on the moonlit grass. He is Jorge Luis Borges, 67, who has been hailed in his own country as the greatest living writer in Spanish, though only a few of his books (Ficciones, Dreamti-gers) have been translated into English. All told, his international reputation rests on three slim volumes. These new selections are a collage of fables, parables, essays and poems—the ones he chooses to be judged by.

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