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in Argentina and Uruguay.


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Travel books about Argentina

  • In Patagonia (Bruce Chatwin, 1977) – Chatwin takes you with him during his journey through Patagonia.
  • El voyage of the Beagle (Charles Darwin, 1839) The book describes Darwin´s expedition to Tierra del Fuego that, instead of the originally planned two years, almost lasted five years.academia-buenos-aires-che-guevara-book
  • The motorcycle diaries (1993) – The motorcycle journey of revolutionary Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara through South America.


  • El Aleph (Jorge Luis Borges, 1945) – Borges is the most highly acclaimed author of Argentina.
  • Rayuela (Julio Cortázar, 1966) – A book with separate chapters that, with the attached instructions, you can read ´hopping´ (rayuelar).
  • Cuentos de Amor, de Locura y de Muerte (uruguayan born Horacio Quiroga, 1917) – Master of the Latin American short story, often compared to Edgar Allan Poe.
  • Cae la Noche Tropical´ (Manuel Puig, 1988) – Story like a soap opera about three proper ladies from Buenos Aires, that are banned to Rio de Janeiro (as the writer himself has been)
  • Cronicas del Angel Gris´ (Alejandro Dolina, 1988)One of the most ´porteño´ books of Argentina
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