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Author: Leonardo Padura; Peter R Bush
Publisher: London : Bitter Lemon Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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
Electronic books
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Padura, Leonardo.
Havana red.
London : Bitter Lemon Press, 2005
(OCoLC)57356255
Named Person: Mario Conde; Mario Conde
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonardo Padura; Peter R Bush
ISBN: 9781904738855 1904738850
OCLC Number: 748369855
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 233 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Other Titles: Máscaras.
Responsibility: Leonardo Padura ; translated from the Spanish by Peter Bush.

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A young transvestite is found strangled in a Havana park. Mario Conde's first investigation into a young man's violent murder exposes the equally disturbing death of his beloved Cuba.  Read more...

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"Padura's powerful writing creates an atmospheric picture of a turbulent city, illuminated by Conde's sardonic commentary." Sunday Telegraph Conde is thrown into the thick of a tangled web of Read more...

 
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