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Publisher — New Directions Publishing
Date Published — April 28, 2020
ISBN — 9780811229456

All Fires the Fire

Julio Cortazar, Suzanne Jill Levine

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Publisher — New Directions Publishing
Date Published — April 28, 2020
ISBN — 9780811229456
A 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 and the short story “Blow-Up” ) creates his own mindscapes beyond space and time, where lives intersect for brief moments and situations break and refract. All Fires the Fire contains some of Julio Cortázar’s most beloved stories. It is a classic collection by “one of the world’s great writers” (Washington Post).