Tales from the Cuban Empire

In the manner of fabled storytellers, Ponte creates a vivid picture of contemporary Cuba its real and imagined place in the world through stories told by a foreign exchange physics student, urban planners who discover an underground metropolis in their own neighborhood, a traveler stranded in an airport restroom, a suspicious stranger listening to stories spun in a barbersIn the manner of fabled storytellers, Ponte creates a vivid picture of contemporary Cuba its real and imagined place in the world through stories told by a foreign exchange physics student, urban planners who discover an underground metropolis in their own neighborhood, a traveler stranded in an airport restroom, a suspicious stranger listening to stories spun in a barbershop, and a Chinese butcher in love with a beautiful daughter of Och n This inventive brew of fantasy, popular religion, science and science fiction, travel adventure, and tall tales celebrates the Cuban spirit at home and abroad.Antonio Jos Ponte born 1964 in Matanzas, Cuba lives in Havana He is the author of poetry, essays, novels, and stories.
Tales from the Cuban Empire In the manner of fabled storytellers Ponte creates a vivid picture of contemporary Cuba its real and imagined place in the world through stories told by a foreign exchange physics student urban plan

  • Title: Tales from the Cuban Empire
  • Author: Antonio José Ponte Cola Franzen
  • ISBN: 9780872864078
  • Page: 154
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Tales from the Cuban Empire”

    1. This inventive book provides a window into a Cuba that is largely unknown - one of exotic culture, beautiful landscapes, and an array of characters.This book is strikingly simplistic while grippingly eloquent."Tales From the Cuban Empire" is made up of 5 short stories, including the story of a woman who hides in restrooms due to her fear of men, a parable on an over-crowded house, a book who brings its owners to untimely deaths, a butcher who steals an elephant, and an old man who tells farfetch [...]

    2. i don't know, I didn't quite connect to it. I def got parts from being in cuba but wasn't able to follow the emotion like some others. what is this style anyway?

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