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Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius (1940) [Short Story]
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The narrator first learns of the existence of the imaginary country of Uqbar from a pirated volume of an encyclopedia. Soon, however, he finds more material relating to this extraordinary world, which was created by a secret society of intellectuals, but which soon seems to take on a life of its own.

Original title: Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius
Original languages: Spanish

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Genre: FictionFantasyLiterary Fantasy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Book of Fantasy, the (1940) [Anthology]
      Authors: Lewis Carroll , Edgar Allan Poe , Rudyard Kipling , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Franz Kafka , James Joyce , Mary Shelley , Leo Tolstoy , Edith Wharton , Oscar Wilde , William Butler Yeats , Voltaire , Lord Dunsany , Arthur Machen , Olaf Stapledon , J. G. Ballard , Julio Cortázar , Jorge Luis Borges , G. K. Chesterton , Thomas Carlyle , Guy de Maupassant , Francois Rabelais , Evelyn Waugh , Petronius Arbiter , Saki , B. Traven , W. W. Jacobs , Barry Perowne , Thomas Bailey Aldrich , Edward Lucas White , Ryunosuke Akutagawa , Walter de la Mare , Max Beerbohm , I. A. Ireland , May Sinclair , Jean Cocteau , Juan Manuel , Silvina Ocampo , Léon Bloy , Giovanni Papini , Adolfo Bioy Casares , Leonid Andreyev , John Aubrey , Tor Ĺge Bringsvaerd , Delia Ingenieros , Ah'med Ech Chiruani , Martin Buber , Arturo Cancela , Pilar de Lusarreta , Chuang Tzu , Santiago Dabove , Alexandra David-Neel , Macedonio Fernández , James George Frazer , Elena Garro , Herbert A. Giles , Leopoldo Lugones , Edwin Morgan , H. A. Murena , Niu Chiao , Carlos Peralta , Manuel Peyrou , P'u Sung Ling , W. W. Skeat , Emanuel Swedenborg , Juan Rudolfo Wilcock , Richard Wilhelm , G. Willoughby-Meade , Ts'ao Hsueh-Ch'in , Auguste Comte de Villiers de l'Isle-Adam , Wu Ch'Eng En , José Zorrilla
     Ficciones (1944) [Collection]
      Author: Jorge Luis Borges
     Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings (1962) [Collection]
      Author: Jorge Luis Borges
     World of the Short Story, the (1986) [Anthology]
      Authors: William Faulkner , F. Scott Fitzgerald , Graham Greene , Ernest Hemingway , Franz Kafka , Milan Kundera , D. H. Lawrence , Ivo Andrić , Saul Bellow , Isaac Bashevis Singer , Nadine Gordimer , Robert Penn Warren , Katherine Anne Porter , Bernard Malamud , Jean Stafford , Eudora Welty , John Cheever , John Updike , Peter Taylor , Philip Roth , Truman Capote , Donald Barthelme , Gabriel García Márquez , Yukio Mishima , Margaret Atwood , Vladimir Nabokov , W. Somerset Maugham , Doris Lessing , Joyce Carol Oates , E.B. White , Carson McCullers , Julio Cortázar , Flannery O'Connor , Jorge Luis Borges , Morley Callaghan , Mary Lavin , Frank O'Connor , Sean O'Faolain , Mark Helprin , John O'Hara , Katherine Mansfield , James Thurber , Raymond Carver , Isaac Babel , William Trevor , Elizabeth Bowen , V. S. Pritchett , Irwin Shaw , Max Beerbohm , Colette , A. E. Coppard , William Sansom , Alice Munro , Kay Boyle , Yuri Kazakov , Cynthia Ozick , Horacio Quiroga , Dino Buzzati , Tadeusz Borowski , Ann Beattie , Mavis Gallant , Aníbal Monteiro Machado
     World Treasury of Science Fiction, the (1989) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , Ursula K. Le Guin , Kurt Vonnegut , Alfred Bester , Isaac Asimov , Ray Bradbury , Philip K. Dick , Robert A. Heinlein , John Updike , Stanislaw Lem , Brian W. Aldiss , Frederik Pohl , Samuel R. Delany , Thomas M. Disch , Walter M. Miller, Jr. , Anthony Burgess , Keith Roberts , Larry Niven , John Varley , Fritz Leiber , Henry Kuttner , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Robert Bloch , Damon Knight , Cyril M. Kornbluth , Robert Sheckley , Theodore Sturgeon , Avram Davidson , Arkady Strugatsky , Boris Strugatsky , Boris Vian , J. G. Ballard , Gene Wolfe , Lewis Padgett , Italo Calvino , Jorge Luis Borges , Joanna Russ , John W. Campbell , Steve Allen , Josef Nesvadba , Karl-Michael Armer , Gérard Klein , Manuel van Loggem , Kirill Bulychev , Tor Ĺge Bringsvaerd , Nathalie-Charles Henneberg , Kono Tensei , John Berryman , Rene Rebetez-Cortes , Annemarie van Ewyck
     Fantasy Hall of Fame, the (1998) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Roger Zelazny , Ray Bradbury , Philip K. Dick , Robert A. Heinlein , Shirley Jackson , Harlan Ellison , Tanith Lee , Lucius Shepard , Peter S. Beagle , Poul Anderson , James Blish , L. Sprague de Camp , Jack Vance , Clifford D. Simak , Fritz Leiber , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Robert Bloch , Robert Silverberg , Theodore Sturgeon , Avram Davidson , J. G. Ballard , Gene Wolfe , Jorge Luis Borges , R. A. Lafferty , Anthony Boucher , Horace. L. Gold , Terry Bisson , Margaret St. Clair , Ted Chiang
     Everything and Nothing (1999) [Collection]
      Author: Jorge Luis Borges

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