Friends of Borges

"He who reads a line of Borges
(re)discovers the best library..."


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Tributes pronounced the 24th August 2001

Discourses pronounced at Can Mossenya (Majorca) for the public opening of the 1st Congress of The Friends of Jorge Luis Borges Wordlwide Society :

Clockwise: Prof. Jean Pierre Bernès, editor of Borges works in La Pléiade; Fr. Bartomeu Vicens Fiol, friends and confessor of HM King Juan Carlos of Spain; Mrs. Maria Antonia Munar, president of Majorca Council; Dr. Eduardo García de Enterría, member of the Spanish Royal Academy and author of "Fervour of Borges"; Mrs María Esther Vázquez, a friend of Borges and Bioy Casares, journalist and author of a award winning biography on Borges; Dr. Alicia Jurado, writer, friend of Borges and member of the Argentinean Academy of Letters.

To read the texts click on the red titles :

El Borges que yo conocí
por Alicia Jurado

Recuerdos de Borges
por María Esther Vázquez

Nuestro fervor de Borges
por Eduardo García de Enterría

Quiero recordar a Borges
por Betina Edelberg

Y, en suplemento:
Versión de Borges
por Betina Edelberg

'The Name of the Rose'
a great tribute to the life and works of Jorge Luis Borges by Umberto Eco

Film directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud
Interpreted by Sean Connery as "William of Baskerville"; Christian Slater as "Aldo de Melk"; Feodor Chaliapin, Jr as "Jorge de Burgos"



Christopher Marlowe Memorial Garden & silver plaque offered by Friends of Sir J L Borges...
False widow Kodama -who abused Borges works for her own gain- dies...
'Anatomy of Influence', a new work by Harold Bloom ...
Bioy reveals in his diaries that his lifelong companion Borges lived his final years in fear of the "bizarre" character of his assistant Miss Kodama...


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