The Wait (short story)

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The Wait
by Jorge Luis Borges
Original titleLa espera
Country Argentina
Language Spanish
Genre(s) Mystery, thriller short story
Published in La Nación
Media typePrint
Publication date27 August 1950

"The Wait" (original Spanish title: "La espera", sometimes translated as "The Waiting") is a 1950 short story by Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges. It was published in the collection The Aleph . David Foster Wallace referred to the story as "marvelous". [1]

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  1. Wallace, David Foster (7 November 2004). "Borges on the Couch". The New York Times. Retrieved 11 February 2020.