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Jorge Luis Borges
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The insurance salesman could not speak English, only read it, and plans for a revised edition sank in a plane crash
’There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favourite book’
Oscar winner Bernardo Bertolucci was one of Italy's great post-war directors
Eighth Amendment needs to be finally uprooted, not fertilised with yet more equivocations
That’s Maths: Mathematical concepts influenced the structure and style of many of Jorge Luis Borges’ short stories
Coming back to Ireland for good is hard. People tell you this. It is not a secret. But it is still a shock.
Letter from Buenos Aires: Joyce and Borges at heart of double commemoration for Irish
Ireland isn’t exactly ‘just another place’, but it isn’t home anymore, either
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