23 November 1989
Show More Christopher Unborn by Carlos Fuentes, translated by Alfred MacAdam.
Deutsch, 531 pp., £13.95, October 1989, 0 233 98016 4Show More
The Faber Book of Contemporary Latin American Short Stories edited by Nick Caistor.
Faber, 188 pp., £11.99, September 1989, 0 571 15359 3Show More
Hollywood by Gore Vidal.
Deutsch, 543 pp., £12.95, November 1989, 9780233984957Show More
Oldest living Confederate widow tells all by Allan Gurganus.
Faber, 718 pp., £12.99, November 1989, 9780571142019Show More
“... Gothic, and Christopher Unborn transports to Mexico the paranoid inventions of a Catch-22 or a Gravity’s Rainbow. Fuentes’s writing is not necessarily typical of Latin American fiction, which, as NickCaistor argues in his interesting anthology, has begun to suffer from a stereotyped view of the region’s literary production. Not all Latin American writers are keen to present their work as an ...”