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Third Bank of the River, the (1962) [Short Story]
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A man abandons his family to spend all his time in the middle of the river in a canoe, searching for the third bank of the river. In time, his eldest son, who refuses to abandon him, is asked to take on his search.

Original title: A terceira margem do rio

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Genre: FictionFantasyLiterary Fantasy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
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      Authors: Ernest Hemingway , Franz Kafka , James Joyce , D. H. Lawrence , Anton Chekhov , Leo Tolstoy , Luigi Pirandello , Heinrich Böll , Octavio Paz , Katherine Anne Porter , Gabriel García Márquez , Yukio Mishima , Stephen Crane , Doris Lessing , Jorge Luis Borges , Sherwood Anderson , Guy de Maupassant , Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa , James Thurber , Jerome Weidman , Isaac Babel , Gottfried Keller , William Carlos Williams , Heinrich von Kleist , Grace Paley , Marie Luise Kaschnitz , João Guimarães Rosa , I.L. Peretz , Giovanni Verga , Sholom Aleichem , Mikhail Zoshchenko , Varlam Shalamov , Augusto Monterroso , Paula Fox , Luisa Valenzuela
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      Authors: M. R. James , Edgar Allan Poe , Ursula K. Le Guin , Rudyard Kipling , Charles Dickens , Ray Bradbury , E. M. Forster , Graham Greene , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Henry James , Franz Kafka , D. H. Lawrence , Alexander Pushkin , Jules Verne , H. G. Wells , Edith Wharton , Oscar Wilde , Tennessee Williams , Lord Dunsany , Robert Louis Stevenson , Vladimir Nabokov , W. Somerset Maugham , Daphne du Maurier , Julio Cortázar , Italo Calvino , Jorge Luis Borges , O. Henry , John Collier , Isak Dinesen , Hermann Hesse , Saki , Charles Williams , W. W. Jacobs , Ryunosuke Akutagawa , Joanne Greenberg , Walter de la Mare , Howard Fast , Max Beerbohm , Hans Christian Andersen , Manuel Mujica Láinez , I. A. Ireland , Stephen Vincent Benét , Hilaire Belloc , L. P. Hartley , Alex Comfort , Francis King , Marguerite Yourcenar , Junichiro Tanizaki , Robert Hichens , Jean Cocteau , Flann O'Brien , David Garnett , Bruno Schulz , Lafcadio Hearn , Juan Manuel , João Guimarães Rosa , Silvina Ocampo , Léon Bloy , Giovanni Papini , Pedro Antonio de Alarcón , Virgilio Piñera , Brian Moore , André Pieyre de Mandiargues , Cynthia Ozick , Marco Denevi , J. B. Priestley , Horacio Quiroga , Marcel Aymé , George Hitchcock , Adolfo Bioy Casares

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