The Death of Artemio Cruz: A Novel (FSG Classics)

The Death of Artemio Cruz: A Novel (FSG Classics)

Carlos Fuentes


As the unconventional opens, Artemio Cruz, the omnipotent newspaper wealthy person and land baron, lies constrained to his mattress and, in dreamlike flashes, recollects the pivotal episodes of his lifestyles. Carlos Fuentes manipulates the resultant kaleidoscope of pictures with striking inventiveness, layering reminiscence upon reminiscence, from Cruz's heroic campaigns through the Mexican Revolution, via his relentless climb from poverty to wealth, to his uneasy demise. probably Fuentes's masterpiece, The dying of Artemio Cruz is a haunting voyage into the soul of recent Mexico.

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