Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Lysander Kemp

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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Aura
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Aura

Carlos Fuentes; Translated by Lysander Kemp
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

This eBook edition of Carlos Fuentes' novel includes only the English translation by Lysander Kemp. The Spanish text is not included.

Felipe Montero is employed in the house of an aged widow...

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The Time of the Hero
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The Time of the Hero

Mario Vargas Llosa; Translated by Lysander Kemp
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The action of The Time of the Hero, Nobel Prize-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa's first novel, takes place at the Leoncio Prado Military Academy in Lima, Peru. There, four angry cadets who...

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