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Laura Esquivel


Mexico (b.1951)

Laura Esquivel is one of Mexico's most celebrated writers. She now divides her time between Mexico City and New York. Originally a screenwriter, she wrote the script for the award-winning film of her first book, Like Water for Chocolate.
 

Genres: Historical
 
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Laura Esquivel recommends
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Esperanza's Box of Saints (1999)
María Amparo Escandón
"With a smile on our face and a pang in our heart, we find renewed hope in Esperanza's quest."
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Sea Monsters (2019)
Chloe Aridjis
"A searingly hypnotic work, a dazzling tale of enchantment and disenchantment."
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Monarca (2022)
Eva Aridjis and Leopoldo Gout
"A work of art. In each of the pages, you will feel the flow of a powerful energy which will murmur to each of your cells that it is time to come out of hiding, to open the windows, to breathe freely, to dress colorfully... to fly."

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