Carlos Fuentes 1928-2012
Distant Relations begins in the elegant Automobile club de France as an elderly Count tells a story to the unnamed narrator. But the book does not remain here in the cafe, nor even in France. Instead, as the Count speaks, the...
The Death of Artemio Cruz
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...
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