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Mexican books

Charles Midden "charlesmidden"
 
Inez
Inez
"A haunting and elegaic tale that explores the relationship between love and music"
The Lawless Roads (Vintage Classics)
The Lawless Roads (Vintage Classics)
"A factual account of Greene's 1938 trip to Mexico during a turbulent period of anti clerical feeling"
Under the Volcano (Penguin Modern Classics)
Under the Volcano (Penguin Modern Classics)
"A nightmare vision of alcoholism in a work that is a true classic of modernism"
The Pearl (Steinbeck "Essentials")
The Pearl (Steinbeck "Essentials")
"Perhaps too simple and too sentimental for many, but a powerful story"
The Plumed Serpent (Wordsworth Classics)
The Plumed Serpent (Wordsworth Classics)
"Lawrence leaves Nottingham to get sensual and steamy in a passionate tale that weaves together sex and mythology"
Beyond the Mexique Bay (Paladin Books)
Beyond the Mexique Bay (Paladin Books)
"Huxley's begrudging and acerbic account of a journey through Mexico and Central America"
Like Water For Chocolate
Like Water For Chocolate
"A superbly magical and supernatural tale of lust and cookery!"
Esperanza's Box of Saints
Esperanza's Box of Saints
"A consistently charming fairy tale like account of woman's search for her dead child through brothels and bordellos"
The Crystal Frontier
The Crystal Frontier
"An amazing collection of short stories by the master of Mexican fiction"
A Visit to Don Otavio
A Visit to Don Otavio
"A glimpse into a vanished more sedate Mexico from an accomplished writer"
Viva Mexico!: Traveller's Account of Life in Mexico
Viva Mexico!: Traveller's Account of Life in Mexico
"An account of nineteenth century Mexico from a cynical and wry observer"
On Mexican Time: A New Life in San Miguel
On Mexican Time: A New Life in San Miguel
"A Year in Provence style account of the entertaining attempts of an American writer to build his house and a new life in the Mexican town of San Miguel"
Mornings in Mexico
Mornings in Mexico
"Restrained, reflective, contemplative and well paced travel writing from the normally much more excitable Lawrence."
The Night Buffalo
The Night Buffalo
"A nightmarish and angst filled ride through the paranoia of modern Mexico that reads like a Hitchcock thriller."
The Power and the Glory (Vintage Classics)
The Power and the Glory (Vintage Classics)
"A hellish experience as Greene follows the plight of a persecuted Catholic priest"