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One of the fathers of the Spanish American short story, Quiroga participated extensively in the modernist movement in Montevideo and later lived in the tropical province of Misiones. Although best known as the author of stories about the jungle that reveal the dangers at every step, he also wrote imaginative fantastic tales among the best of their kind in an area that has produced a great number of such authors. His work, like his life (he eventually committed suicide), is filled with violent tragedy and a sense of foreboding. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Cuentos de Amor de Locura y de Muerte… (more)
South American Jungle Tales 364 copies, 21 reviews
Anaconda 127 copies
Cuentos 83 copies
Más allá 20 copies
Todos los cuentos 15 copies, 1 review
La scimmia assassina 13 copies, 1 review
A la deriva y otros cuentos 12 copies, 1 review
LOS CUENTOS DE MIS HIJOS 11 copies, 1 review
El yaci-yatere 10 copies, 2 reviews
Mas cuentos 10 copies
The Lazy Bee 10 copies
Cuentos / Tales 10 copies
El desierto 8 copies, 1 review
The Feather Pillow 8 copies, 3 reviews
El Vampiro 8 copies, 1 review
Obras 5 copies
Beyond 4 copies
Les exilés 2 copies
Le Désert 2 copies
Vampiros y Actrices 2 copies, 1 review
Relatos 2 copies
Salvaje y otros cuentos 1 copy, 1 review
Antología 1 copy
Les raies 1 copy
EL VAMPIRO 1 copy, 1 review
Le fils 1 copy
El Techo 1 copy
El loro pelado 18/20I 1 copy, 1 review
El loro pelado 17/20I 1 copy, 1 review
El loro pelado 13/20I 1 copy, 1 review
El loro pelado 16/20I 1 copy, 1 review
El loro pelado 15/20I 1 copy, 1 review
El loro pelado 14/20I 1 copy, 1 review
Black Water: The Book of Fantastic Literature (Contributor) 472 copies, 8 reviews
Spanish Stories = Cuentos Españoles (Contributor) 356 copies, 4 reviews
A World of Great Stories 246 copies, 4 reviews
100 Creepy Little Creature Stories (Contributor) 168 copies, 1 review
The Eye of the Heart: Short Stories from Latin America (Contributor) 144 copies, 2 reviews
The Big Book of Classic Fantasy (Contributor) 137 copies, 3 reviews
Huellas de las literaturas hispanoamericanas (Contributor) 48 copies, 1 review
Tales from the Argentine (Contributor) 3 copies

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