Three Messages and a Warning by Eduardo Jiménez Mayo
Contemporary Mexican Short Stories of the Fantastic

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This huge anthology of more than thirty all-original Mexican science fiction and fantasy features ghost stories, supernatural folktales, alien incursions, and apocalyptic narratives, as well as science-based chronicles of highly unusual mental states in which the borders of fantasy and reality reach unprecedented levels of ambiguity. Stereotypes of Mexican identity are explored and transcended by the thoroughly cosmopolitan consciousnesses underlying these works. It is a landmark of contemporary North American fiction that deserves a wide readership.

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Published January 30, 2012 by Small Beer Press. 300 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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in Agustín Cadena’s “Murillo Park” a middle-aged narrator befriends a strangely anachronistic older widow who goes by Jorge outside his office on his lunch hour, but recognizes to his sorrow that she belongs to a lost world of vanished clubs and hotels.

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“As with any anthology, the true strength of this book is the quality of the stories themselves. If you judge a short story by how it leaves you feeling when you are done, by how long that feeling lasts, and by how often you find yourself reliving your reading experience, then you will be pleasan...

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