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I read a translation by Alfred Mac Adam. This is the story of Artemio Cruz. The reader is introduced to Artemio as he lays dying. The story is told in a series of stream of conscious technique. Artemio takes us back in his life but not in chronological order and then back to the sick room where he is surrounded by his wife, daughter, granddaughter, the priest and Padilla. The author is really telling the story of Mexico through the life of Artemio. Artemio Cruz is not a real person but the revol...more
Muy confuso desde un principio, por mas que trate de concentrarme perdi la trama, te confundes co los personajes , la historia es como muchas, poco interesante, por ser fan de Fuentes estoy un poco decepcionada de este su primewr libro.