Adiós Hemingway

by Leonardo Padura | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 1841955418 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingSparkishwing of Fleckney, Leicestershire United Kingdom on 1/16/2023
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Journal Entry 1 by wingSparkishwing from Fleckney, Leicestershire United Kingdom on Monday, January 16, 2023
A classic detective story that explores the last years of Hemingway's life, evoking both Cuba and this giant of American letters with enormous skill and wit. When the bones of a man murdered forty years earlier surface on the Havana estate of Ernest Hemingway, writer and ex-cop Mario Conde is called in to investigate. As he unearths the truth of the night of 3 October 1958, he is forced to come to terms with a very different side to his former literary hero.

Padura Fuentes switches between Conde's world and that of Hemingway's Cuba four decades earlier; in the heat and rum haze, the two seem slowly to merge. In an extraordinary journey into the past and into the personality of one of the twentieth century´s most enigmatic and powerful writers, a masterful and totally convincing portrait emerges, as well as a riveting mystery that will keep you in suspense until the very final pages.

Journal Entry 2 by wingSparkishwing at St Aidan’s Church in Bamburgh, Northumberland United Kingdom on Tuesday, January 2, 2024

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