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Death of Artemio Cruz

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ISBN-10: 9708120472

ISBN-13: 9789708120470

Edition: 2010

Authors: Carlos Fuentes

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In La muerte de Artemio Cruz we are present in the last moments of the life of a powerful man, one who was a revolutionary soldier, a lover without passion, and a father without a family. Carlos Fuentes reveals in this novel the thoughts of an elderly man who can no longer fend for himself; the man is confronted with an imminent and torturous death, but his will does not allow him to be defeated.
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Book details

List price: $11.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial
Publication date: 1/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 340
Size: 5.35" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594

Smollett, the only major eighteenth-century English novelist whose work can seriously be called picaresque, came to the writing of novels with a strong sense of Scottish national pride (an alienating element in the London of the 1750s and 1760s), a Tory feeling for a lost order, horrifying experiences as a physician, and a fierce determination to make his way in the literary world. Prolific in a variety of literary forms, he was particularly successful as a popular historian, magazine editor, translator of Cervantes (see Vol. 2), and author of novels about adventurous, unscrupulous, poor young men. His work is marked by vigorous journalistic descriptions of contemporary horrors, such as…