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La Neblina del Ayer (Coleccion Andanzas) [Paperback]

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La Habana, verano de 2003. Han trascurrido catorce aos desde que el teniente investigador Mario Conde, desencantado, abandonara la polica. En esos aos han ocurrido muchos cambios en Cuba, y tambin en la vida de Mario Conde. Su inclinacin por la literatura y la necesidad de ganarse la vida lo han llevado a dedicarse a la compra y venta de libros de segunda mano. El hallazgo fortuito de una valiossima biblioteca le coloca al borde de un magnfico negocio, capaz de aliviar sus penurias materiales. Pero, en un libro de esa biblioteca, aparece una hoja de revista en la que una cantante de boleros de los aos cincuenta, Violeta del Ro, anuncia su retiro en la cumbre de su carrera.

Mario Conde, a former police lieutenant initiates an investigation, without imagining that by following the track of Violeta del Rio, an enigmatic singer of boleros, he will awaken a turbulent past that, like the fabulous library, has been blocked off for more than 40 years...

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Pages   360
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.2" Width: 5.5" Height: 1"
Weight:   1 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 30, 2005
Publisher   TusQuets
ISBN  8483103095  
ISBN13  9788483103098  

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Leonardo Padura was born in Havana, Cuba, in 1955. A novelist, journalist, and critic, he is the author of several novels, two volumes of short stories, and several nonfiction collections. His novels featuring the detective Mario Conde have been translated into many languages and have won literary prizes around the world. The Man Who Loved Dogs was a finalist for the Book of the Year Award in Spain. Padura lives in Havana.

Anna Kushner was born in Philadelphia and first traveled to Cuba in 1999. She has translated the novels of Guillermo Rosales, Norberto Fuentes, and Goncalo M. Tavares.


Leonardo Padura was born in 1955.

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Una excelente novela con aspectos de misterio  Apr 28, 2007
Es la primera novela que leo de Padura, pero buscaré las otras. Su descripción y amor de la Havana y de sus personajes es profunda. El aspecto de misterio en la novela es muy bueno. UN AUTOR QUE MERECE LEERSE.

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