""What was there between them," Fuentes's narrator asks, "that thwarted the continuation of what had been and prevented the occurrence of what never was?" If that makes sense to you, you'll probably enjoy Inez."
The power of music, and the passions aroused by the artistic impulse, are given inexplicably murky expression in this very odd, somewhat disappointing latest from Fuentes (The Years with Laura Díaz
, 2000, etc.).
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