Novelist Carlos Fuentes has passed away. Mexican president Felipe Calderon shared the sad news on Twitter.
The great author had won the Miguel de Cervantes Prize and the Latin Literary Prize. In July, Dalkey Archive Press will publish his novel, Vlad. They also published his books Terra Nostra, Where the Air Is Clear, and Distant Relations. Here is an excerpt from his novel, Inez:
We shall have nothing to say in regard to our own death.
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