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    Thus Were Their Faces
    by Silvina Ocampo, Daniel Balderston, Jorge Luis Borges, Helen Oyeyemi

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    • Genres: fiction, fantasy, horror, womens, classics
    • Release date: January 27, 2015
    • Format: paperback, 354 pages
    • Publisher: NYRB Classics
    • ISBN: 9781590177679 (1590177673)
    • Language: english
    • Author: Silvina Ocampo, Daniel Balderston, Jorge Luis Borges, Helen Oyeyemi

    About The Book

    An NYRB Classics Original

    Silvina Ocampo is undoubtedly one of the twentieth century’s great masters of the short story. Italo Calvino once said about her, “I don’t know another writer who better captures the magic inside everyday rituals, the forbidden or hidden face that our mirrors don’t show us.” Thus Were Their Faces collects a wide range of Ocampo’s best short fiction and novella-length stories from her whole writing life. Stories about creepy doubles, a marble statue of a winged horse that speaks to a girl, a house of sugar that is the site of an eerie possession, children who lock their perverse mothers in a room and burn it, a lapdog who records the dreams of an old woman.

    Jorge Luis Borges wrote that the cruelty of Ocampo’s stories was the result of her nobility of soul, a judgment as paradoxical as much of her own writing. For her whole life Ocampo avoided the public eye, though since her death in 1993 her reputation has only continued to grow, like a magical forest. Dark, gothic, fantastic, and grotesque, these haunting stories are among the world’s finest.

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