A characteristically dazzling display of Fuentes erudition and of a remarkable life -- Financial Times
Fuentes certainly dazzles ... Theres a touch of the guru in this latest book, revealing our world to us -- Independent
an essay on children made me weep as I read it
he is a marvellous novelist -- Nicholas Shakespeare, Daily Telegraph
This collection examines the people, places and ideas that have shaped Fuentess life
stimulating and provoking -- Sunday Times
About the Author
Carlos Fuentes, Mexico's leading novelist, was born in 1928. He has been his country's ambassador to France and is the author of more than ten novels, including The Death of Artemio Cruz, Terra Nostra, The Old Gringo, The Years with Laura Diaz, Diana, the Goddess Who Hunts Alone and, most recently, Inez.