The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories by Carlos Fuentes,Julio Ortega

The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories

by Carlos Fuentes, Julio Ortega

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In The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories, Julio Ortega and Carlos Fuentes present the most compelling short fiction from Mexico to Chile. Surreal, poetic, naturalistic, urbane, peasant-born: All styles intersect and play, often within a single piece. There is " The Handsomest Drown Man in the World, " the Garci a Ma rquez fable of a village overcome by the power of human beauty; " The Aleph, " Borges' classic tale of a man who discovers, in a colleague's cellar, the Universe. Here is the haunting shades of Juan Rulfo, the astonishing anxiety puzzles of Julio Corta zar, the disquieted domesticity of Clarice Lispector. Provocative, powerful, immensely engaging, The Vintage Book of Latin American Stories showcases the ingenuity, diversity, and continuing excellence of a vast and vivid literary tradition.

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Weight: 0.71 lbs

ISBN-10: 067977551X

ISBN-13: 9780679775515

Books by Carlos Fuentes, Julio Ortega