|Uniform title||Short stories. Selections|
||Introduction -- Victorio Ferri tells a tale -- Like the gods -- The panther -- Body present -- Warsaw bound -- Westward bound -- The return -- Icarus -- The wedding encounter -- Tia Clara's devices -- Cemetery of thrushes -- Mephisto's waltz -- Bukhara nocturne -- The dark twin.
||Selected by the author, each story is a glimpse into the works that first gained Pitol his status as one of the greatest living Mexican writers and showcases the evolution of his unique literary style.
|General note||Originally published as Los cuentos mejores in 2005 by Editorial Anagrama.|
|General note||"With an introduction by Elena Poniatowska"--Front cover.|
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references (pages 225).|