Ian Thomson

Jorge Luis Borges and his ‘bitch’

A review of Georgie & Elsa: Jorge Luis Borges and his Wife: The Untold Story, by Norman Thomas di Giovanni. Sour grapes seem to drive this prurient look at an unhappy part of the great Argentine writer’s life

The sober-suited Georgie with Elsa . ‘She wore fur coats fashioned from brown river rat’ [Getty Images/Shutterstock/iStock/Alamy]

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