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Havana red

Author: Leonardo Padura
Publisher: London : Bitter Lemon Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The first of the Havana quartet featuring Lieutenant Mario Conde, a tropical Marlowe. A body is found in a Havana park. A young transvestite dressed in a beautiful red evening dress, strangled. The victim had fled his family, finding refuge with Marqués, an author living alone surrounded only by books, his house in ruins. In the baking heat of the Havana summer Conde investigates, moving through a Cuban reality  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Padura, Leonardo.
Havana red.
London : Bitter Lemon Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607815492
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonardo Padura
ISBN: 1904738095 9781904738091 9781904738305 1904738303
OCLC Number: 57356255
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Description: ix, 233 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Leonardo Padura ; translated from the Spanish by Peter Bush.

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A body is found in a Havana park. A young transvestite dressed in a beautiful red evening dress, strangled. The victim had fled his family, finding refuge with Marques, an author living alone  Read more...

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"A scorching crime novel from a star of Cuban fiction...syncopated with brilliant riffs on sex, society, religion, even food." Independent"Prize-winning crime noir by Cuba's celebrated writer." Read more...

 
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