By Carlos Lopez, Daniel Chavarría
Alicia is a great, convinced and lovely prostitute in Havana. She isn't really a street-walker. really, she screens her wares on bicycle, seducing males throughout the impossible to resist pull of her nice derrière. John King, her new shopper, is a Canadian businessman with a outstanding resemblance to celebrity Alain Delon. this is often no traditional “John” and Alicia's emotions for him develop; she sees of their courting the opportunity of get away from her dead-end existence in a Havana plagued with shortage. while John King’s filthy rich and sexually deviant boss is all of sudden killed, Alicia and John hatch a get-rich-quick scheme. an internet of deception is woven, yet simply as fast unraveled disastrously, and just one individual is ready to say "adiós” to the dilapidated island of Cuba.
Daniel Chavarría was once born in Uruguay in 1933. He spent the Nineteen Sixties serious about numerous South American liberation struggles. He fled the continent and settled in Havana, Cuba, the place he has resided given that 1969. From 1975 to 1986, Chavarría labored as a translator of literature into Spanish, and taught Latin, Greek and Classical Literature on the collage of Havana. His novels, brief tales, literary journalism, and screenplays have reached audiences throughout Latin the US, Europe, and Asia. Chavarría has received a number of literary awards around the globe, together with a 1992 Dashiell Hammett Award. Adiós Muchachos is his first novel to be translated into English. In 2002, Akashic Books will post his secret novel, The Eye of Cybele, set in historical Greece.
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Adios Muchachos by Carlos Lopez, Daniel Chavarría