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Argentine Adolfo Bioy Casares as a young writer was thrown into the sophisticated world of literature by virtue of his association with Sur Magazine. The magazine utilized the services of famed writers from around the world. Casares was thus indoctrinated into a cosmopolitan world that had lasting influence upon the twenty-nine year old writer. Casares most famous book "The Invention of Morel" was given equal rank in the literary magazine with Henry James' "The Turn of the Screw" and Franz Kafka's "The Trial."

Casares' works were considered a blend of realty and fantasy. While considered a pure fantasist by some, Nobel Prize winning poet Octavio Paz more succinctly viewed Casares works as metaphysical. In many of his works including "The Invention of Morel" Casares' focused on making reader and character alike acutely aware of lost love and human solitude and the impossibility of controlling one's life.

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