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The Book of Imaginary Beings

Original title:
Manual de zoología fantástica / El libro de los seres imaginarios
Authors:
Jorge Luis Borges (author), Margarita Guerrero (co-author) and Norman Thomas di Giovanni (translator)
Language:
English
Original language:
Spanish
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Category:
Bestiary
Publication year:
2002
Original publication year:
1967
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Table of Contents:
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  • Preface
  • Preface to the 1967 edition
  • Preface to the 1957 edition
  • A Bao A Qu
  • Abtu and Anet
  • The Amphisbaena
  • An Animal Imagined by Kafka
  • An Animal Imagined by C. S. Lewis
  • The Animal Imagined by Poe
  • Animals in the Form of Spheres
  • Antelopes with Six Legs
  • The Ass with Three Legs
  • Bahamut
  • Baldanders
  • The Banshee
  • The Barometz
  • The Basilisk
  • Behemoth
  • The Brownies
  • Burak
  • The Carbuncle
  • The Catoblepas
  • The Celestial Stag
  • The Centaur
  • Cerberus
  • The Cheshire Cat and the Kilkenny Cats
  • The Chimera
  • The Chinese Dragon
  • The Chinese Fox
  • The Chinese Phoenix
  • Chronos or Hercules
  • A Creature Imagined by C. S. Lewis
  • The Crocotta and the Leucrocotta
  • A Crossbreed
  • The Double
  • The Eastern Dragon
  • The Eater of the Dead
  • The Eight-Forked Serpent
  • The Elephant That Foretold the Birth of the Buddha
  • The Eloi and the Morlocks
  • The Elves
  • An Experimental Account of What Was Known, Seen, and Met by Mrs. Jane Lead in London in 1694
  • The Fairies
  • Fastitocalon
  • Fauna of Chile
  • Fauna of China
  • Fauna of Mirrors
  • Fauna of the United States
  • Garuda
  • The Gnomes
  • The Golem
  • The Griffon
  • Haniel, Kafziel, Azriel, and Aniel
  • Haokah, the Thunder God
  • Harpies
  • The Heavenly Cock
  • The Hippogriff
  • Hochigan
  • Humbaba
  • The Hundred-Heads
  • The Hydra of Lerna
  • Ichthyocentaurs
  • Jewish Demons
  • The Jinn
  • The Kami
  • A King of Fire and His Steed
  • The Kraken
  • Kujata
  • The Lamed Wufniks
  • The Lamias
  • Laudatores Temporis Acti
  • The Lemures
  • The Leveller
  • Lilith
  • The Lunar Hare
  • The Mandrake
  • The Manticore
  • The Mermecolion
  • The Minotaur
  • The Monkey of the Inkpot
  • The Monster Acheron
  • The Mother of Tortoises
  • The Nagas
  • The Nasnas
  • The Norns
  • The Nymphs
  • The Odradek
  • An Offspring of Leviathan
  • One-Eyed Beings
  • The Panther
  • The Pelican
  • The Peryton
  • The Phoenix
  • The Pygmies
  • The Rain Bird
  • The Remora
  • The Rukh
  • The Salamander
  • The Satyrs
  • Scylla
  • The Sea Horse
  • The Shaggy Beast of La Ferté-Bernard
  • The Simurgh
  • Sirens
  • The Sow Harnessed with Chains and Other Argentine Fauna
  • The Sphinx
  • The Squonk
  • Swedenborg’s Angels
  • Swedenborg’s Devils
  • The Sylphs
  • Talos
  • The T’ao T’ieh
  • Thermal Beings
  • The Tigers of Annam
  • The Trolls
  • Two Metaphysical Beings
  • The Unicorn
  • The Unicorn of China
  • The Uroboros
  • The Valkyries
  • The Western Dragon
  • Youwarkee
  • The Zaratan
  • Index

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