Carlos Fuentes dies at 83; Mexican novelist

The Los Angeles Times wrote this stately obituary:   http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-carlos-fuentes-20120516,0,90903.story

Author of more than 20 books, his best-known works include “The Old Gringo” (1985) and “The Death of Artemio Cruz” (1962). Fuentes also wrote the bestselling illustrated history “The Buried Mirror: Reflections on Spain and the New World” (1992) and essays dealing with innumerable aspects of Latin American history, politics and literature.

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