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Carlos Fuentes

Mexico (1928 - 2012)

Carlos Fuentes, born in Panama in 1928, was educated in schools in Mexico, the United States, and various cities of South America; he completed his university studies in both Mexico City and Geneva. A diplomat who served as Mexico's ambassador to France, he received many awards for his writing.
Anthologies edited
Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Carlos Fuentes
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Short stories
Aura [short story] (1962)
The Doll Queen (1969)

International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (2002) : The Years With Laura Diaz

Carlos Fuentes recommends
Singing from the Well (1987)
(Pentagonia, book 1)
Reinaldo Arenas
"One of the most beautiful novels ever written about childhood."
The Garden of Secrets (1997)
Juan Goytisolo
"This work deserves the highest recognition . . . no-one can deny Juan Goytisolo is the main Spanish novelist on active service."
Purgatory (2011)
Tomás Eloy Martínez
"A beautiful book, a miracle."

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