Suzanne Jill Levine
1) The promise
"A dying woman's attempt to recount the story of her life reveals the fragility of memory and the illusion of identity"--
"One of the most adventurous and rewarding collections since the publication of Cortázar's own Blow-up." —Los Angeles TimesA traffic jam outside Paris lasts for weeks. Che Guevara and Fidel Castro meet on a mountaintop during the Cuban Revolution. A flight attendant becomes obsessed with a small Greek island, resulting in a surreal encounter with death. In All Fires the Fire, Julio Cortázar (author of Hopscotch...