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For questions about the Argentinian author Jorge Luis Borges or about any of his literary works, most famously his short story collections Ficciones (1944) and The Aleph (1949).

Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo (1899-1986), better known as Jorge Luis Borges, was an Argentinian author, translator, and philosopher. Many of his works, such as the short stories published in the collections Ficciones and El Aleph (The Aleph), have fantastical themes and touch on various deep philosophical concepts such as infinity, meaning, and reality.

Further reading: Borges: a Writer on the Edge is an academic book about Borges that is freely available online.