Aura Bilingual Pa

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Macmillan, 1975 - Fiction - 145 pages
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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  - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing

From descriptions I'd read before starting this, I was expecting something in the vein of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. But no, the aesthetic here is much closer to Poe or Baudelaire. I'd call this a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A novella by the author of Where the Air is Clear, The Good Conscience, and' The Death of Artemio Cruz finds him at brilliant dark play as he swiftly carries the horror to its proof and inevitable ... Read full review

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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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