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Publisher — Deep Vellum
Date Published — February 01, 2019
ISBN — 9781941920831

Mephisto's Waltz

Sergio Pitol

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Publisher — Deep Vellum
Date Published — February 01, 2019
ISBN — 9781941920831

"One of Mexico's most culturally complex and composite writers." ?Publishers Weekly

From the renowned Mexican literary master and author of theTrilogy of Memory (Deep Vellum) comesMephisto's Waltz, bringing together the best short stories from celebrated writer Sergio Pitol's oeuvre. The Xavier Villaurrutia award-winning collection includes the titular story, Pitol's personal favorite. Selected by the author, each story is a glimpse into the works that first gained Pitol his status as one of the greatest living Mexican writers and showcases the evolution of his unique literary style.

Sergio Pitol (1933-2018) was one of Mexico's foremost writers and winner of the prestigious 2005 Cervantes Prize. He is the author of the three books in the Trilogy of Memory series:The Art of Flight,The Journey, andThe Magician of Vienna, published in English by Deep Vellum. He is renowned for his intellectual career in both the fields of literary creation and translation.