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one of the best boks i have read in a long time. not the same old light fluff one gets in most novels toady. a very good read. i ighly reccomend.Published on December 8, 2012 by Jonathan O. Matteson
Not one of his better efforts. Starts great, with a decapitated head telling its life story...but the characters, narrative, and insights do not live up to the opening. Read morePublished on December 4, 2012 by David S. Wellhauser
After I read the first section, I didn't think I wanted to go further. The narrator is a decapitated head. Read morePublished on October 25, 2012 by Suzanne
I have always been a great fan of Carlos Fuentes since way back with "Los de Abajo." I couldn't wait to read this latest. I tried and tried. Read morePublished on May 11, 2011 by Fairlee E. Winfield
This would make a great discussion for a college lit. class - For me the type of book that I need to read again - so much material to discern -Published on April 9, 2011 by FMM
To be honest, Carlos Fuente's Destiny and Desire felt like assigned reading. I had to struggle through much of it. Read morePublished on February 15, 2011 by Amazon Customer