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Cortazar finally reached Heaven

Julio Cortazar novel Rayuela (Hopscotch) made him one of the most well known writers from the Latin American Boom
Luciana Palacios
Mon 10 Mar 14:04

Would I find La Maga? wondered Oliveira while walking the streets of the Quartier Latin in Paris, coming down the rue de Seine to the Pont des Arts. So begins the magical journey between Buenos Aires and Paris.

Hopscotch (Rayuela) is an introspective stream-of-consciousness novel, where its characters fluctuate and play with the subjective mind of the reader, and it has multiple endings. Literary critics and the author himself often referred to Hopscotch as an open-ended anti-novel, in which the...

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