Set in Cuba at the time of the French Revolution, this novel aims to capture the immense changes sweeping the Caribbean at the turn of the 19th century - complete with its wars, sea-life and people. The author - who was amongst the first to use "magic realism" - has also written "The Chase".
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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Spanish
Built around the exciting and timely theme of revolutionary-turned-tyrant. A tour de force. -- New York Times Book Review
Woven into the story is a complete history and geography of the Caribbean. -- Times Literary Supplement
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Book Description Noonday Press, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060906510