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message 1: by L (new)

L (not_ophelia) | 30 comments My personal faves:

Carlos Fuentes - Aura

Laura Esquivel - Like Water for Chocolate


message 2: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Also The Death of Artemio Cruz: A Novel, by Carlos Fuentes


message 3: by Ronan Noane (new)

Ronan Noane  K Pedro Páramo (Paperback)by Juan Rulfo


message 4: by Jimmy (new)

Jimmy (jimmylorunning) | 11 comments Just finished this Mexican novel: Recollections of Things to Come. Loved it. Highly recommended.


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Mary (traveler8) | 5 comments I really liked Los de Abajos, translated as The Underdogs in English, about the Mexican revolution, and the book reads like a screenplay although was written before movie screenplays were common. When I read this my (then) middle school age son read it in Spanish as I was reading it in English, and we compared notes chapter by chapter.


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message 7: by L (new)

L (not_ophelia) | 30 comments Who Would Have Thought It? by Maria Amparo Ruiz De Burton was the first novel to be written in English by a Mexican living in the United States.


message 8: by Shadazz (new)

Shadazz | 6 comments I recently read this novel El huésped by Guadalupe Nettel it blew my mind. It's only available in spanish and french though.


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