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Three Trapped Tigers

Three Trapped Tigers

Author(s): Guillermo Cabrero Infante

Location(s): Cuba (Republic of)

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Mid 20th Century



This novel is a more modern, sexier, funnier, Cuban Ulysses. Centring on the recollections of a man separated from both is country and his youth, Cabrera Infante creates an enchanting vision of life and the many colourful characters found in steamy Havana’s pre-Castro cabaret society.

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Pre Castro Cuba – “With Three Trapped Tigers Cabrera Infante enters the front rank of Latin American novelists. The book belongs with Cortazar’s Hopscotch, Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude, and Donoso’s The...

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A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

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