Collected Fictions - The Garden of Forking Paths: Part I Summary & Analysis

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The Garden of Forking Paths: Part I Summary

Tlon, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius

Bioy Casares reads this in an encyclopedia article on a place called Uqbar, but now the narrator and Bioy cannot find the article in the encyclopedia. Another book found is "A First Encyclopedia of Tlon, Volume XI." It is printed by the Orbis Tertius. This volume describes another planet called Tlon. There is an in-depth description of the grammar of the language of Tlon.

The Approach to Al-Mu'tasim

This story is the review of a novel that does not actually exist called "The Approach to Al-Mu'tasim." A law student finds himself in the middle of a riot and fight between Muslims and Hindus. He gets involved in the riot, and thinks that he has killed a Hindu. The student roams around India in the company of the...

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