"Obaba" among the 100 most important fictional worlds in history

Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.

2016-10-05

Literary Wonderlands, about to be released by Black Dog & Leventhal, is a collection of the 100 greatest fictional universes in world literature. Among them is the fictional world of Obaba, created by Bernardo Atxaga.

Literary Wonderlands: A Journey Through the Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created (Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, New York, 2016) is the title of the collection put together under the guidance of general editor Laura Miller. The book stands out for the rigor and care taken by the contributors and editors in presenting the greatest fictional worlds in the history of literature.

The nearly 100 works chosen from the history of literature include classic works that readers will know well, such as The Odyssey, Don Quixote, Alice in Wonderland, Gulliver´s Travels, The Lord of the Rings, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Pedro Páramo, and Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Among these masterpieces is Atxaga’s novel Obabakoak (1988) and the imaginary world of Obaba created by the Basque writer.

Literary Wonderlands, about to be released by Black Dog & Leventhal, is a collection of the 100 greatest fictional universes in world literature. Among them is the fictional world of Obaba, created by Bernardo Atxaga.

Literary Wonderlands: A Journey Through the Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created (Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, New York, 2016) is the title of the collection put together under the guidance of general editor Laura Miller. The book stands out for the rigor and care taken by the contributors and editors in presenting the greatest fictional worlds in the history of literature.

The nearly 100 works chosen from the history of literature include classic works that readers will know well, such as The Odyssey, Don Quixote, Alice in Wonderland, Gulliver´s Travels, The Lord of the Rings, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Pedro Páramo, and Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Among these masterpieces is Atxaga’s novel Obabakoak (1988) and the imaginary world of Obaba created by the Basque writer.

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