Aura


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Aura



Aura

Author: Carlos Fuentes

Aura is a short novel by Carlos Fuentes, first published in 1962 in Mexico. Its narrative is completely carried out in second person. The first English translation, by Lysander Kemp, was published in 1965 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. It was adapted to the screen in 1966 in La Strega in Amore, starring Richard Johnson, Rosanna Schiaffino and Gian Maria Volontè.

Carlos Fuentes Macías (November 11, 1928 – May 15, 2012) was a Mexican novelist and essayist. Among his works are The Death of Artemio Cruz (1962), Aura (1962), Terra Nostra (1975), The Old Gringo (1985) and Christopher Unborn (1987). In his obituary, the New York Times described him as "one of the most admired writers in the Spanish-speaking world" and an important influence on the Latin American Boom, the "explosion of Latin American literature in the 1960s and '70s", while The Guardian called him "Mexico's most celebrated novelist". His many literary honors include the Miguel de Cervantes Prize as well as Mexico's highest award, the Belisario Domínguez Medal of Honor. He was often named as a likely candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature, though he never won.
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Author(s) Carlos Fuentes
Translator(s) Kara Chobanyan
Language(s) Armenian
Publisher(s) Antares
Year 2016
Pages 104
Binding hardcover
Size 10 x 17 cm
ISBN 9789939519180

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