Carlos Fuentes: 5 best novels

Throughout his decades-long literary career, Carlos Fuentes produced more than 20 books. Here are five of his best.

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3. Terra Nostra (1975)

Latin for “Our Earth,” “Terra Nostra” is widely considered one of the masterpieces of modern Latin American fiction. It is a sweeping history of Spain and of South America, an epic novel with an ambitious – and according to most reviewers, successful – scope. “Terra Nostra” won the Venezuelan Romulo Gallegos Prize.

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