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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Carpentier was a novelist, classically trained pianist and musicologist, aproducer of avant-garde radio programming, and an influential theorist of politics and literature.
John Sturrock is a literary journalist, sometime deputy editor of the "Times Literary Supplement," and consulting editor on the "London Review of Books," He has written widely on French literature, and is an accomplished translator.
Timothy Brennan is Associate Professor of English at the State University of New York, Stony Brook.
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