Terra Nostra

Terra Nostra

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One of the great masterpieces of modern Latin American fiction, Terra Nostra is concerned with nothing less than the history of Spain and of South America, with the Indian Gods and with Christianity, with the birth, the passion, and the death of civilizations. Fuentes skillfully blends a wide range of literary forms, stories within stories, Mexican and Spanish myth, and famous literary characters in this novel that is both a historical epic and an apocalyptic vision of modern times. Terra Nostra is that most ambitious and rare of creations--a total work of art. First published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (1976), most recent paperback by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (1983).
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Product details

  • Paperback | 896 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 34mm | 518g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Spanish
  • 0140172920
  • 9780140172928

Review quote

"Terra Nostra is the spreading out of the novel, the exploration of its possibilities, the voyage to the edge of what only a novelist can see and say."
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Rating details

828 ratings
4.09 out of 5 stars
5 47% (386)
4 29% (236)
3 16% (133)
2 6% (47)
1 3% (26)
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