Collected Fictions - Shakespeare's Memory Summary & Analysis

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Shakespeare's Memory Summary

August 25, 1983

Borges goes up into a hotel, to his usual room, number 19. He finds that an older Borges, himself, is in the room already. The younger Borges is 61 years old. Borges has written a story about a character who commits suicide, but the younger Borges insists that this room 19 is where their mother stayed. The younger Borges is told that he will later try to write his great book. He publishes it under a pseudonym and it is seen as a parody of Borges. The older Borges says that he is killing himself and dies.

Blue Tigers

A Scottish professor hears about the sighting of Blue Tigers and goes there. The Scotsman climbs a sacred hill at night, and reaches the top. There he finds a bunch of small blue stones. He notices that the number of stones, or discs, changes...

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