Terra Nostra

Terra Nostra

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by Carlos Fuentes
     
 

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About the Author
Carlos Fuentes is Mexico's most celebrated novelist and critic and the author of more than a dozen novels and story collections. During his career, Fuentes has received numerous honors and awards, including the Mihuel de Cervantes Prize, and the Latin Literary Prize.

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About the Author
Carlos Fuentes is Mexico's most celebrated novelist and critic and the author of more than a dozen novels and story collections. During his career, Fuentes has received numerous honors and awards, including the Mihuel de Cervantes Prize, and the Latin Literary Prize.

Editorial Reviews

Robert Coover' New York Times
Not without reason has this book been likened to a vast and intricate tapestry.
Kirkus Reviews
Written with a fervor that is both fierce and compassionate' this is a complex' powerful novel of huge scope.
From the Publisher

"Terra Nostra is the spreading out of the novel, the exploration of its possibilities, the voyage to the edge of what only a novelist can see and say."--Milan Kundera

Dalkey Archive Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781466840157
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
05/14/2013
Sold by:
Macmillan
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
785
Sales rank:
1,091,492
File size:
1 MB

What People are saying about this

Juan Goytisolo
Beyond any doubt' one of the great monuments of the Spanish language novel.
Milan Kundera
Terra Nostra is the spreading out of the novel' the exploration of its possibilities.

Meet the Author

Carlos Fuentes (1928-2012). Connotado intelectual y uno de los principales exponentes de la narrativa mexicana, tiene una vasta obra que incluye novela, cuento, teatro y ensayo. Recibió numerosos premios, entre ellos los siguientes: Premio Biblioteca Breve 1967 por Cambio de piel; Premio Xavier Villaurrutia y Premio Rómulo Gallegos por Terra nostra; Premio Internacional Alfonso Reyes 1979; Premio Nacional de Ciencias y Artes en Lingüística y Literatura 1984; Premio Cervantes 1987; Orden de la Independencia Cultural Rubén Darío, otorgada por el Gobierno Sandinista, 1988; Premio del Instituto Italo-Americano 1989 por Gringo viejo; Medalla Rectoral de la Universidad de Chile, 1991; Condecoración con la Orden al Mérito de Chile, en grado de Comendador, 1993; Premio Príncipe de Asturias 1994; Premio Internacional Grinzane Cavour 1994; Premio Picasso, otorgado por la UNESCO, 1994; Premio Cervantes, 1987; Premio de la Latinidad otorgado por las Academias Brasileña y Francesa de la Lengua, 2000; Legión de Honor del Gobierno Francés, 2003; Premio Roger Caillois 2003; Premio Real Academia Española 2004 por En esto creo; Premio Galileo 2000, Italia, 2005; Gran Cruz de la Orden de Isabel la Católica, 2008; Premio Internacional Don Quijote de la Mancha 2008; Gran Medalla de Verneil 2010; y Premio Formento de las Letras, 2011.

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Terra Nostra (Latin American Literature Series) 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
a story full of drama and suspense that is never for one second leaves the imagination of the readers. infact the more the story lingers on the more the readers want to know more. A sitting edge of our sofa's adventure