News from the Empire - Paso, Fernando Del, and Gonzalez, Alfonso (Translated by), and Clark, Stella T (Translated by)
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One of the acknowledged masterpieces of Mexican literature, Fernando del Paso's News from the Empire is a powerful and encyclopedic novel of the tragic lives of Maximilian and his wife, Carlota, the short-lived Emperor and Empress of Mexico. Simultaneously intimate and panoramic, the narrative flows from Carlota's fevered memories of her husband's ill-fated empire to the multiple and conflicting accounts of a broad cast of characters who bore witness to the events that first placed the hapless couple on their puppet thrones ...

News from the Empire 2009, Dalkey Archive Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781564785336

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