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World Fiction - Mexico -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 14 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Leonora: A Novel Inspired by the Life of Leonora Carrington by Elena Poniatowska
    Leonora: A Novel Inspired by the Life of Leonora Carrington - by Elena Poniatowska

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781846688553 | ISBN 10: 1846688558

    A novel inspired by the life of Leonora Carrington, a great Surrealist painter utterly possessed by her art, Leonora is The Girl with the Pearl Earring meets Patrick White's The Vivisector.   Born in Lancashire as the wealthy heiress to her British ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mexico 20: New Voices, Old Traditions by Various authors
    Mexico 20: New Voices, Old Traditions - by Various authors

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782271345 | ISBN 10: 1782271341

    To celebrate the Year of Mexico in the UK and the Year of the UK in Mexico in 2015, Hay Festival, the British Council and Conaculta have joined forces to bring twenty young Mexican writers under the age of forty, paired with twenty British translator ... more

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  • Cover image of book Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera, translated by Lisa Dillman
    Signs Preceding the End of the World - by Yuri Herrera, translated by Lisa Dillman

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908276421 | ISBN 10: 1908276428

    Signs Preceding the End of the World is one of the most arresting novels to be published in Spanish in the last ten years. Yuri Herrera does not simply write about the border between Mexico and the United States and those who cross it. He explores th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Prayers for the Stolen by Jennifer Clement
    Prayers for the Stolen - by Jennifer Clement

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099587590 | ISBN 10: 0099587599

    It was Paula’s mother who had the brilliant idea of digging the holes. My mother said that the State of Guerrero was turning into a rabbit warren with young girls hiding all over the place...  ‘Now we make you ugly,’ my mother said. ‘The best t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Woes of the True Policeman by Roberto Bolano
    Woes of the True Policeman - by Roberto Bolano

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781447233305 | ISBN 10: 1447233301

    Crushed by a devastating scandal, university professor Óscar Amalfitano flees Barcelona for Santa Teresa – a Mexican city close to the US border.  In this sprawling town, where women are being killed in staggering numbers, Amalfitano begins an a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Down the Rabbit Hole by Juan Pablo Villalobos
    Down the Rabbit Hole - by Juan Pablo Villalobos

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781908276285 | ISBN 10: 1908276282

    Tochtli lives in a palace. He loves hats, samurai, guillotines and dictionaries, and what he wants more than anything right now is a new pet for his private zoo: a pygmy hippopotamus from Liberia. But Tochtli is a child whose father is a drug baron o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Down the Rabbit Hole by Juan Pablo Villalobos, translated by Rosalind Harvey
    Down the Rabbit Hole - by Juan Pablo Villalobos, translated by Rosalind Harvey

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781908276001 | ISBN 10: 1908276002

    Tochtli lives in a palace. He loves hats, samurai, guillotines and dictionaries, and what he wants more than anything right now is a new pet for his private zoo: a pygmy hippopotamus from Liberia. But Tochtli is a child whose father is a drug baron o ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
    The Lacuna - by Barbara Kingsolver

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780571252671 | ISBN 10: 0571252672

    The Lacuna is the story of a man’s search for safety in the grinding jaws of two nations, at a moment when the entire world seemed bent on reinventing itself at any cost.   Born in the US, reared in a series of provisional households in Mexico, Harr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unforgiving Years by Victor Serge
    The Unforgiving Years - by Victor Serge

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781590172476 | ISBN 10: 1590172477

    Unforgiving Years is a thrilling and terrifying journey into the disastrous, blazing core of the twentieth century. Victor Serge's final novel, here translated into English for the first time, is at once the most ambitious, bleakest, and most lyrical ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Eagle
    The Eagle's Throne - by Carlos Fuentes

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780747579373 | ISBN 10: 0747579377

    The year is 2020. In a fit of ill-advised independence, the Mexican President has incurred the double wrath of the United States by calling for the removal of US troops from Colombia and demanding higher prices for Mexico's oil. Unfortunately for him ... more

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  • Cover image of book By the Light of My Father
    By the Light of My Father's Smile - by Alice Walker

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780753819517 | ISBN 10: 0753819511

    A family goes to the remote sierras of Mexico - the writer-to-be Susannah; her sister Magdalena; their father and mother. There, amid a people called the Mundo, they begin an encounter that will change them for ever.  This is also the story of a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Inez by Carlos Fuentes
    Inez - by Carlos Fuentes

    £12.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780747568162 | ISBN 10: 0747568162

    Ninety-three-year-old Gabriel Atlan-Ferrara is a world-famous conductor who has given his life to music. On the eve of what may be his last public performance, he is stirred to reminisce about his past and his great love, the flame-haired Mexican div ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fountain at the Centre of the World by Robert Newman
    The Fountain at the Centre of the World - by Robert Newman

    £7.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781859845738 | ISBN 10: 1859845738

    Chano Salgado goes on the run just as the brother he's never met comes looking for him, and the son he thought he'd lost for ever reappears... An extraordinary epic novel about loss and hope set in Britain, Mexico and the United States, The Fountain ... more

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  • Cover image of book Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry
    Under the Volcano - by Malcolm Lowry

    £9.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780141182254 | ISBN 10: 0141182253

    It is the Day of the Dead. The fiesta in full swing.  In the shadow of Popocatepeti ragged children beg coins to buy skulls made of chocolate...and the ugly pariah dogs roam the streets. Geoffrey Firmin, HM ex-consul, is drowning himself in liqu ... more

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