Jorge Luis Borges literature is very well known by it's deep and rich complexity.
The universe that his philosophical fixations and literary imagination have built for us, his readers, becomes perfectly illustrated in this series of his books by nothing more than popular album covers from a variety of artists from many different music times and genres.
In all of them, the result is richly significant.
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#1 “Mirrors And Copulation Are Abominable, Since They Both Multiply The Numbers Of Men...”
#2 “Any Destiny, No Matter How Long And Complex It May Be, Consists In Reality Of A Single Moment: The Moment In Which A Man Knows Forever Who He Is ”
#3 “We Are Ignorant Of The Meaning Of The Dragon In The Same Way That We Are Ignorant Of The Meaning Of The Universe; But There Is Something In The Dragon’s Image That Fits Man’s Imagination, And This Accounts For The Dragon’s Appearance In Different Places And Periods.”
#4 “You Who Read Me, Are You Sure Of Understanding My Language?”
#5 "I Live Alone, In A Fourth-Floor Apartment On Calle Belgrano... 'I Sell Bibles,' He Told Me... Always In A Low Voice, The Bible Seller Said: 'The Number Of Pages In This Book Is Exactly Infinite'"
#6 “I Thought Of A Labyrinth Of Labyrinths, Of One Sinuous Spreading Labyrinth That Would Encompass The Past And The Future And In Some Way Involve The Stars.”
#7 "You Do Not Need More Than To Be Alive To Die"
#8 “That Imminence Of A Revelation That Is Not Yet Produced, Is Perhaps The Aesthetic Reality.”
#9 "They Profess, In Their Own Fashion, The Doctrines Of Heaven And Hell"
#10 "Until The Hour Of The Yellow Sunset; How Often Have You Watched The Powerful Bengal Tiger Going And Coming On Its Predestined Path Behind The Iron Bars Without Suspecting They Were His Jail. And Now I Only Have Left The Vague Light, The Inextricable Shadow And The Gold Of The Beginning."