Quotes by Carlos Fuentes

About Carlos Fuentes:

Carlos Fuentes Macías 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.

Author Bio

  • NameCarlos Fuentes
  • DescriptionMexican writer
  • AliasesCarlos Fuentes Macías
  • BornNovember 11, 1928
  • DiedMay 15, 2012
  • CountryMexico
  • ProfessionWriter; Screenwriter; Diplomat; Novelist
  • WorksThe Death Of Artemio Cruz; Terra Nostra
  • AwardsMiguel De Cervantes Prize; Grand Cross Of The Order Of Isabella The Catholic; Xavier Villaurrutia Award; National Prize For Arts And Sciences; Prince Of Asturia Literary Prize; Four Freedoms Award - Freedom Of Speech