Constancia and other stories for virgins

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Andre Deutsch, Oct 1, 1990 - Fiction - 340 pages
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User Review  - Balthazar Simões - Goodreads

Perhaps his most experimental collection. Read full review

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User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

Almost impossible to rate - a book of five novellas: first two were quite good, third was awesome, last two were UNREADIBLE. I've been trying to get through them for months now, but I admit defeat, I'm giving up. Could've rated four stars if the last two weren't so... weird. Read full review

Contents

Constancia
1
La Desdichada
65
The Prisoner of Las Lomas
115
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Carlos Fuentes was born in 1928. He attended the National University of Mexico and did graduate work at the Institute des Hautes Etudes in Switzerland. In addition to writing, Fuentes has taught at a number of universities, including Columbia, Harvard, Princeton, and Brown. He has also served as the ambassador of Mexico to France. Primarily known as a novelist, Fuentes has also written essays and screenplays. His interest in the history of his country is a central theme in his novels. These include The Death of Artemio Cruz, The Old Gringo, which was later adapted as a film, and Terra Nostra. Terra Nostra won Fuentes the Romulo Gallegos Prize in Venezuela. Fuentes was also awarded the Cervantes Prize from the Spanish Ministry of Culture. Fuentes lives in Mexico City and in London.

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