BOOK REVIEW / PAPERBACKS: The Penguin Book of Latin American Short Stories - ed Thomas Colchie, pounds 6.99

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Twenty-six short fictions indicating the richness of South American writing. All the big'uns are here (Borges, Garcia Marquez, Fuentes), but there are many others, some never previously translated, who together suggest how a work like One Hundred Years of Solitude, product of individual genius though it is, also sprang from a distinct, if complex, tradition.