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Hopscotch
by Julio Cortazar and Gregory Rabassa


Overview - Horacio Oliveira is an Argentinian writer who lives in Paris with his mistress, La Maga, surrounded by a loose-knit circle of bohemian friends who call themselves "the Club." A child's death and La Maga's disappearance put an end to his life of empty pleasures and intellectual acrobatics, and prompt Oliveira to return to Buenos Aires, where he works by turns as a salesman, a keeper of a circus cat which can truly count, and an attendant in an insane asylum.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Horacio Oliveira is an Argentinian writer who lives in Paris with his mistress, La Maga, surrounded by a loose-knit circle of bohemian friends who call themselves "the Club." A child's death and La Maga's disappearance put an end to his life of empty pleasures and intellectual acrobatics, and prompt Oliveira to return to Buenos Aires, where he works by turns as a salesman, a keeper of a circus cat which can truly count, and an attendant in an insane asylum. Hopscotch is the dazzling, free-wheeling account of Oliveira's astonishing adventures.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780394752846
  • ISBN-10: 0394752848
  • Publisher: Pantheon Books
  • Publish Date: March 1987
  • Page Count: 576
  • Dimensions: 8.05 x 5.23 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.17 pounds

Series: Pantheon Modern Writers

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