A young girl spends her summer vacation in a country house where a tiger roams . . . A man reading a mystery finds out too late that he is the murderer's victim . . . In the fifteen stories collected hereincluding "e;Blow-Up,"e; which was the basis for Michelangelo Antonioni's film of the same nameJulio Cortazar explores the boundary where the everyday meets the mysterious, perhaps even the terrible.
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group