GRAB A SNAKE BY THE TAIL

Grab a Snake by the Tail All good fiction reflects the character of its country of birth. This is very true of Cuban literature; religion, sex, politics, superstition, machismo, beauty and a dark soul born out of a turbulent history. There is no writer speaks to this more truthfully than Leonardo Padura. He has beenContinue reading “GRAB A SNAKE BY THE TAIL”

THE MERMAID OF BLACK CONCH

The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique RoffeyA beautiful, beguiling mix of fantasy and allegory, myth woven into life, which says something of the our humanity, the darkness and the light. A simple tale elegantly told that enfolds the reader into its sense of wonder and mystery. Life’s cruelty is on display but this isContinue reading “THE MERMAID OF BLACK CONCH”