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Aura: Bilingual Edition (English and Spanish Edition) - Carlos Fuentes, Lysander Kemp
Aura: Bilingual Edition (English and Spanish Edition)
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Felipe Montero is employed in the house of an aged widow to edit her deceased husband's memoirs. There Felipe meets her beautiful green-eyed niece, Aura. His passion for Aura and his gradual discovery of the true relationship between the young woman and her aunt propel the story to its... show more
Felipe Montero is employed in the house of an aged widow to edit her deceased husband's memoirs. There Felipe meets her beautiful green-eyed niece, Aura. His passion for Aura and his gradual discovery of the true relationship between the young woman and her aunt propel the story to its extraordinary conclusion.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780374511715 (0374511713)
ASIN: 374511713
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 145
Edition language: English
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Mommy, am I cult?
Mommy, am I cult? rated it
3.0 Aura
Excellent writing. But... someone spoiled for me (I have no luck with spoilers), so please if you read this book, don't tell anyone this is a "phantom" story.
proustitute
proustitute rated it
4.0 Aura: Bilingual Edition (English and Spanish Edition)
Reality, dreams, doppelgängers, literature, love, and darkness. This tiny book has it all in spades.
Judithe
Judithe rated it
This is a lovely short story, and reading the original alongside the translation is a very interesting exercise!
Never Read Passively
Never Read Passively rated it
4.0 Aura
I like this book because it's about a big, old, dark house in downtown Mexico City. I've never been to Mexico City, but I've been in big old houses in other Mexican towns, and this is the perfect story for bringing back their peeling paint, hard tile floors, high ceilings, scarce light and lost in t...
Beth's List Love on Booklikes
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4.0
I loved The Death of Artemio Cruz when I read it last year, so I was deeply saddened reading of Carlos Fuentes's recent death. Today I went out and grabbed this little gem to read more of his work. Aura is a little bit of a Gothic mystery, a little bit of a romance, and completely engaging. An unemp...
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