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87 pages; Fine condition. Book completely in Spanish. No creases. Solid, Clean. An excellent gift! Born in Buenos Aires on 24th of August. He had a long productive life and died in Switzerland of liver cancer. He was a translator at the early age of 10, translating into Spanish Oscar Wilde's The Happy Prince. In his writings you will find the following: "Let neither tear nor reproach besmirch this declaration of the mastery of God, who, with magnificent irony, granted me both the gift of books and the night. " He was a poet, playwright, novelist and non-fiction writer; A world traveler; He also translated the works of, among others, Edgar Allan Poe, Franz Kafka, Hermann Hesse, Rudyard Kipling, Herman Melville, André Gide, William Faulkner, Walt Whitman, Virginia Woolf, Sir Thomas Browne, and G. K. Chesterton. In a number of essays and lectures, Borges assessed the art of translation. All of this little biography is in Spanish. Trade Paperback.