Carlos Fuentes: 5 best novels

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

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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