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Triste-le-Roy

Index: El escritor argentino y la tradición, Discusión, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 270. Prólogo, Artificios, Ficciones, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 483. La muerte y la brújula, Artificios, Ficciones, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 499, 504-07. El mapa secreto, TR3,Textos recobrados 1956-1986. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 2004. 28.
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place in La muerte y la brújula, based on hotel in Adrogué

Fishburn and Hughes: A name invented by Amanda Molina Vedia. In a note for an American edition of 'Death and the Compass' Borges wrote: Triste-le Roy itself is a heightened and distorted version of the roomy and pleasant "Hotel las Delicias", which still survives in so many memories.' Distinguishing features of the imagined villa Triste-le-Roy, such as its portico, its niches with half-dressed nymphs and its patio with white diamond-shaped tiles, can be seen in an engraving of the hotel by Borges's sister Norah. Death and the Compass