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  • Aura by Carlos Fuentes
    Aura (Multiple languages, Paperback) Carlos Fuentes

    Felipe Montero is employed in the house of an aged widow to edit her deceased husband's memoirs. There Felipe meets her beautiful green-eyed niece, Aura. His passion for Aura and his gradual discovery of the true relationship between the young woman and her aunt propel the story to its extraordinary conclusion.

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  • The Underdogs by Mariano Azuela
    The Underdogs (English, Paperback) Mariano Azuela

    The greatest novel of the Mexican Revolution, in a brilliant new translation by an award-winning translator...

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  • Agua Quemada / Burn Water by Carlos Fuentes
    Agua Quemada / Burn Water (Spanish, Paperback) Carlos Fuentes $13.40
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  • The Death of Artemio Cruz by Carlos Fuentes
    The Death of Artemio Cruz (English, Paperback) Carlos Fuentes

    As the novel opens, Artemio Cruz, the all-powerful newspaper magnate and land baron, lies confined to his bed and, in dreamlike flashes, recalls the pivotal episodes of his life. Carlos Fuentes manipulates the ensuing kaleidoscope of images with dazzling inventiveness, layering memory upon memory, from Cruz's heroic campaigns during the Mexican Revolution, through his relentless climb from poverty...

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  • Gringo Viejo by Carlos Fuentes
    Gringo Viejo (Spanish, Paperback) Carlos Fuentes

    A fictional account of Ambrose Bierce's final days in Mexico among the soldiers of Pancho Villa focuses on his relationship with Tomâas Arroyo, one of Villa's generals, and Harriet Winslow, a fellow American in Mexico.

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  • Cantar de Ciegos by Carlos Fuentes
    Cantar de Ciegos (Spanish, Paperback) Carlos Fuentes

    Seven tales of fantasy and reality in Mexico City, the provinces, and at sea include "Las dos Elenas," "La muneca reina," and "Fortuna lo ha querido."

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  • La Muerte de Artemio Cruz by Carlos Fuentes
    La Muerte de Artemio Cruz (Spanish, Paperback) Carlos Fuentes

    An elderly, rich, and powerful landowner in modern Mexico recalls his corrupt life after collapsing from an illness while attending a business meeting.

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  • Terra Nostra by Carlos Fuentes
    Terra Nostra (English, Hardback) Carlos Fuentes

    "Terra Nostra is the spreading out of the novel, the exploration of its possibilities, the voyage to the edge of what only a novelist can see and say."?Milan Kundera

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  • Metodo De Espanol by Carlos Fuentes
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  • Vlad by Carlos Fuentes
    Vlad (English, Hardback) Carlos Fuentes

    Where, Carlos Fuentes asks, is a modern-day vampire to roost? Why not Mexico City, populated by ten million blood sausages (that is, people), and a police force who won't mind a few disappearances?

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  • Where the Air is Clear by Carlos Fuentes
    Where the Air is Clear (English, Paperback) Carlos Fuentes

    "Where the Air Is Clear," Carlos Fuentes's first novel, is an unsparing portrayal of Mexico City's upper class. Departing from a traditional linear narrative, Fuentes overlays Mexican myths onto contemporary settings, showing that even the rich and powerful must succumb to the indomitable spirit of Mexico, which undermines all institutions and shapes all destinies. First published by Farrar,...

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  • One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    One Hundred Years of Solitude (English, Hardback) Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    The evolution and eventual decadence of a small South American town is mirrored in the family history of the Buendias.

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  • The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories by Carlos Fuentes
    The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories (English, Paperback) Carlos Fuentes

    In The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories, Julio Ortega and Carlos Fuentes present the most compelling short fiction from Mexico to Chile. Surreal, poetic, naturalistic, urbane, peasant-born: All styles intersect and play, often within a single piece. There is "The Handsomest Drown Man in the World," the García Márquez fable of a village overcome by the power of human beauty; "The Aleph,"...

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  • Conferencias Politicas by Carlos Fuentes
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  • Great Latin American Novel by Carlos Fuentes
    Great Latin American Novel (English, Paperback) Carlos Fuentes

    The essential summary of Latin American fiction by one of the greatest Latin American writers.

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  • Nietzsche on His Balcony by Carlos Fuentes
    Nietzsche on His Balcony (English, Paperback) Carlos Fuentes

    On a hot, insomniac night at the Hotel Metropol, the novelist Carlos Fuentes steps onto his balcony only to find another man on the balcony next door. The other man asks for news of the social strife turning into revolution in the unnamed city below them. He reveals himself as the 19th-century philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, permitted to revisit earth once a year for 24 hours based on his theory...

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  • Old Gringo by Carlos Fuentes
    Old Gringo (English, Paperback) Carlos Fuentes

    One of Carlos Fuentes's greatest works, The Old Gringo tells the story of Ambrose Bierce, the American writer, soldier, and journalist, and of his last mysterious days in Mexico living among Pancho Villa's soldiers, particularly his encounter with General Tomas Arroyo. In the end, the incompatibility of the two countries (or, paradoxically, their intimacy) claims both men, in a novel that is, most...

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  • The Buried Mirror by Carlos Fuentes
    The Buried Mirror (English, Paperback) Carlos Fuentes

    As the Los Angeles Times said: "Drawing expertly on five centuries of the cultural history of Europe and the Americas, Fuentes seeks to capture the spirit of the new, vibrant, and enduring civilization [in the New World] that began in Spain." Fuentes's singular success in this remarkable endeavor has made the book a classic in its field. (A Mariner Reissue).

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  • Terra Nostra by Carlos Fuentes
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  • El Espejo Enterrado by Carlos Fuentes
    El Espejo Enterrado (Spanish, Paperback) Carlos Fuentes

    Cultures becomes fossilized when isolated, just as they are born or rise again when they come on contact with men and women from other cultures, other sets of beliefs, other races. From the obsidian mirrors of Cervantes and Velazquez, an exchange of cultural reflections has crossed the Atlantic for over five hundred year. And it is only when we look at ourselves with both mirrors that we can grasp...

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