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José Saramago

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The Centaur Summary

José Saramago's “The Centaur” was first published in English in the collection Telling Tales, edited by Nadine Gordimer and published by Picador in 2004. Giovanni Pontiero translated the story from Portuguese into English. The short story was published earlier in Portuguese in Saramago's short story collection Objecto Quase (Almost an Object) published by Editorial Caminho of Lisbon in 1978 and 1984.

Like other stories by the author, “The Centaur” involves a blending of the fantastical with...

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