Aura Bilingual Pa

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Macmillan, 1975 - Fiction - 145 pages
11 Reviews
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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User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

This novella is a gem! Beautifully evoked sensory details and general spookiness, and Fuentes utterly pulls off writing in the second person (quite a feat). I loved how this edition is bilingual, too ... Read full review

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User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

I loved The Death of Artemio Cruz when I read it last year, so I was deeply saddened reading of Carlos Fuentes's recent death. Today I went out and grabbed this little gem to read more of his work ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
2
Section 2
28
Section 3
29
Section 4
54
Section 5
55
Section 6
88
Section 7
114
Section 8
115
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About the author (1975)

Carlos Fuentes (1928-2012) was one of the most influential and celebrated voices in Latin American literature. He was the author of 24 novels, including The Death of Artemio Cruz, The Old Gringo and Terra Nostra, and also wrote numerous plays, short stories, and essays. He received the 1987 Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's highest literary honor.
Fuentes was born in Panama City, the son of Mexican parents, and moved to Mexico as a teenager. He served as an ambassador to England and France, and taught at universities including Harvard, Princeton, Brown and Columbia. He died in Mexico City in 2012.

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