Explosion in a Cathedral

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9780060906511: Explosion in a Cathedral

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

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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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Alejo; Sturrock, John (trans Carpentier
Published by Noonday Press (1989)
ISBN 10: 0060906510 ISBN 13: 9780060906511
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