By Oscar M. Ramírez-Orbea
Un mundo de cuentos cubanos que te fascinarán.
The Tower of Ojai and different Cuban Tales/La torre de Ojai y otros cuentos cubanos
Fully bilingual English-Spanish variation of brief tales encouraged via Cuban matters from the 1700’s onward right into a post–Communist future:
The Tower of Ojai: a tender guy falls in love with an aristocratic younger lady in 1879 Havana; she returns his love yet he hides from her an unbelievable mystery that may break them either. despite the fact that, their dating will proceed in an odd manner in Havana and California even past the grave.
Life coverage: In a post-Communist Cuba a tender govt attains wealth and tool in Camagüey merely to find unexpectedly that he has merely 3 hours to stay and that the reason for dying should be suicide—and he has no thought why this may be so.
Clippings, A Cuban secret: In overdue 1800’s Matanzas a chain of grotesque murders of younger girls from the aristocracy has the Spanish Royal Police baffled. Is a person from their very own social circle the assassin? Or is it santería? Or the results of fresh slave revolts?
The guy of Her desires: How a ways might you visit regain the affection of your lifestyles and take revenge at the individual you hate so much on the planet? might you even lose your soul over it? In 1890, now again from Rome, that problem is the tempting selection that Agustina needs to make one evening in provincial Camagüey.
The unusual Case of Irene Hartley: at the eve of the Communist Revolution in 1950’s Camagüey, spoiled wealthy woman Irene desires all of it and needs it now whether that suggests homicide. despite the fact that, quickly the eeriest and such a lot terrifying occasion in her existence will flip her global the wrong way up ceaselessly.
The Vampires of Havana: In December 1862 a well-known Cuban author attends what she expects might be one more rite in Havana honoring her literary abilities. She is fallacious, notwithstanding, as to what these relocating shadows in the back of the theater relatively are.
The Christmas present: it truly is 1762 and the British army has simply taken over Havana and Ramoncita in Matanzas now has just one factor left in her existence that she treasures mainly else. At Christmas time she is going to obtain the best present of her existence within the so much supernatural approach.
The satan involves Camagüey: It’s the 12 months 1800 and a sequence of kid murders has began to happen through the Carnival-like surroundings of the week-long Camagüeyan “San Juan”. It’s now not for intercourse or funds, so why then are those little ones being killed as rituals? And who's the real killer?
Spanish readers/Lectores hispanos: Los mismos relatos se hallan también en español en este mismo ejemplar.
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The Tower of Ojai and Other Cuban Tales: La torre de Ojai y otros cuentos cubanos by Oscar M. Ramírez-Orbea