The major new novel by Mexico's leading novelistCarlos Fuentes won the Spanish Royal Academy Prize for the Best Book of 2004 with This I BelieveCarlos Fuentes is on the judge's list of contenders for the Man Booker International Prize 2007
Carlos Fuentes, Mexico's leading novelist, was born in 1928. He has been his country's ambassador to France and is the author of more than ten novels. Kristina Cordero is the translator of the same author's This I Believe.
'A compelling drama ... Fuentes at his best' Sunday Times '[Fuentes] writes with an energy, passion and humour that are as compelling now as when he first published a novel, more than forty years ago ... rattlingly good entertainment' Daily Telegraph 'A man of remarkable gifts ... Fuentes has produced a narrative crammed with penetrating insights and provocative comments not merely on politics but also on history, art and literature' Spectator 'This is Fuentes at his satirical best, mixing political wisdom, biting wit and poignant self-realisation' Scotland on Sunday