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Cuba and the night

a novel

by Pico Iyer

  • 290 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Havana (Cuba)
    • Subjects:
    • Photographers -- Fiction.,
    • Havana (Cuba) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPico Iyer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3559.Y47 C8 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination233 p. ;
      Number of Pages233
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1105938M
      ISBN 100679440526
      LC Control Number94031104

      Having captivated readers with such gems of travel writing as Video Night in Kathmandu, Pico Iyer now presents a novel whose central character is another place: the melancholy, ebullient, and dazzlingly inconsistent island that is Castro's Cuba. "On almost every page you can smell the dust, the cheap perfume and the rum of Havana today, or better still, tonight"Los Angeles Times. Having captivated readers with such gems of travel writing as Video Night in Kathmandu, Pico Iyer now presents a novel whose central character is another place: the melancholy, ebullient, and dazzlingly inconsistent island that is Castro's Cuba. "On almost every page you can smell the dust, the cheap perfume and the rum of Havana today, or better.

      Pico Iyer has been probably the finest travel writer of the past twenty years. 'Cuba dn the Night' is his first foray into fiction, but it has alot of the qualities of his best travel writing - the attention to evocative details and the emotional appeal of a sensitive but not infallible narrator confronting people and events beyond his control, if not - ultimately - his understanding/5(15). How I Came To Read This Book: Harper Collins sent me a free advanced readers edition. The Plot: This is a nonfiction book that details the surprising links between famed Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and famed Cuban leader Fidel Castro, including a three or four day visit by Trudeau in the midst of the Cold War between democracy and communism/5.

      Cuba Libro is a cute and comfortable bookstore/coffee shop in old Havana. It's surrounded by greenery, making it feel secluded. Lots of fun art on the walls and fun books throughout the place, not to mention the delicious beverages. Definitely worth a visit! If I return to /5(). EARLY in "Cuba and the Night," Pico Iyer's first novel, about obsessional love in modern-day Havana, the narrator has a revelatory moment. Fresh from his hotel room following a night of drink and.


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A story that could only be told by the noted travel writer Pico Iyer, it is an ironic paean to a place where everyone has two fatherlands: "Cuba and the night"/5(16). Having captivated readers with such gems of travel writing as Video Night in Kathmandu, Cuba and the night book Iyer now presents a novel whose central character is another place: the melancholy, ebullient, and dazzlingly inconsistent island that is Castro's Cuba/5.

Having captivated readers with such gems of travel writing as Video Night in Kathmandu, Pico Iyer now presents a novel whose central character is another place: the melancholy, ebullient, and dazzlingly inconsistent island that is Castro's : Cuba and the Night: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) - Kindle edition by Iyer, Pico.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Cuba and the Night: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries).4/5(22). [ Cuba and the Night[ CUBA AND THE NIGHT ] By Iyer, Pico (Author)Apr Paperback Paperback – Ap by Pico (Author) on Apr Paperback Cuba and the Night CUBA AND THE NIGHT by Iyer (Author)4/5(22).

About Cuba and the Night Having captivated readers with such gems of travel writing as Video Night in Kathmandu, Pico Iyer now presents a novel whose central character is another place: the melancholy, ebullient, and dazzlingly inconsistent island that is Castro’s Cuba.

Modern Havana is a crumbling jumble of historical oddities dominated by the vision of Fidel Castro but haunted by the legacy of the American-supported Batista regime, as well as by the romanticism of Jose Marti, the 19th-century poet/revolutionary whose line "Two fatherlands have I: Cuba and the night'' echoes throughout the novel.

Cuba and the night: a novel User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict The title of this first novel by Time magazine essayist Iyer (Falling Off the Map, LJ 5/1/93) comes from a line of Jose. Having captivated readers with such gems of travel writing as Video Night in Kathmandu, Pico Iyer now presents a novel whose central character is another place: the melancholy, ebullient, and dazzlingly inconsistent island that is Castro's Cuba.

The author of such bizarre—yet alluring—books as VIDEO NIGHT IN KATHMANDU (), THE LADY AND THE MONK (), and FALLING OFF THE MAP (), Pico Iyer has written his first novel with CUBA. 'Cuba dn the Night' is his first foray into fiction, but it has alot of the qualities of his best travel writing - the attention to evocative details and the emotional appeal of a sensitive but not infallible narrator confronting people and events beyond his control, if not - ultimately - his understanding/5(15).

Fiction Book Review: Cuba and the Night by Pico Iyer, Author Alfred A. Knopf $22 (p) ISBN Steeped in the resonant, atmospheric imagery and canny sense of cultural dislocation. The title of the book comes from a line of Jose Marti’s “Two fatherlands I have, Cuba and the night.” Iyer narrates a story that so intricately weaves the Cuban political climate, the resilience of a people and other unexpected things that happen in the night.

Buy Cuba and the Night New by Pico, Iyer (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(13). Cuba and the Night A Novel (Book): Iyer, Pico: An American news photographer is sent to Havana for a reportage on love-for-sale.

As part of his research he has an affair with Lourdes, a Cuban woman. Find books like Cuba and the Night from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked Cuba and the Night also liked: And the Land. 'Cuba dn the Night' is his first foray into fiction, but it has alot of the qualities of his best travel writing - the attention to evocative details and the emotional appeal of a sensitive but not infallible narrator confronting people and events beyond his control, if not - ultimately - his understanding.4/5.

A journalist travels the world in search of a good story and ends up in Cuba where he meets a Cuban girl. A mix of travel writing with a romantic story woven into the mix. The real gem is that of the descriptions of the places and buzz of Havana though and is where the book really stands out.

- Rent from people in Cuba from $20/night. Find unique places to stay with local hosts in countries. Belong anywhere with Airbnb.5/5. Get this from a library. Cuba and the night: a novel. [Pico Iyer] -- In the midst of Havana's frequent electrical blackouts and ubiquitous secret police, Richard, an American news photographer, falls into a passionate affair with a vivacious young cubana named Lourdes.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Cuba And The Night at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.Editions for Cuba and the Night: X (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ).Get this from a library!

Cuba and the night: a novel. [Pico Iyer] -- An American news photographer is sent to Havana for a reportage on love-for-sale. As part of his research he has an affair with Lourdes, a Cuban woman.

He is determined it won't go further, but on.