By Carlos Lopez, Daniel Chavarría
Alicia is a brilliant, convinced and lovely prostitute in Havana. She isn't a street-walker. particularly, she screens her wares on bicycle, seducing males in the course of the impossible to resist pull of her tremendous derrière. John King, her new purchaser, is a Canadian businessman with a impressive resemblance to superstar Alain Delon. this is often no traditional “John” and Alicia's emotions for him develop; she sees of their courting the potential of break out from her dead-end existence in a Havana plagued with shortage. while John King’s filthy rich and sexually deviant boss is unexpectedly killed, Alicia and John hatch a get-rich-quick scheme. an internet of deception is woven, yet simply as speedy 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 Sixties keen on a number of South American liberation struggles. He fled the continent and settled in Havana, Cuba, the place he has resided due to the fact 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 USA, Europe, and Asia. Chavarría has gained quite a few literary awards world wide, together with a 1992 Dashiell Hammett Award. Adiós Muchachos is his first novel to be translated into English. In 2002, Akashic Books will put up his secret novel, The Eye of Cybele, set in old Greece.
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