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Dirty Havana Trilogy
Pedro Juan Gutiérrez

Editor: Faber and Faber Ltd, London, United Kingdom
Export edition (not for sale in the United Kingdom)
Published: February 04, 2002
Format: Paperback
Translated from the Spanish by Natasha Wimmer
Original title: Trilogía sucia de La Habana
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0571214231
Pedro Juan Gutiérrez - Dirty Havana Trilogy (Faber & Faber)

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Dirty Havana Trilogy tells the story of Pedro Juan, an ex-radio journalist who wanders from one odd job to the next, half-disgusted and half-fascinated by his predicament. Working as a garbage-man, dealing on the black market, selling marijuana, and hustling lady tourists off the streets, Pedro Juan throws himself wholeheartedly into the pleasures of the flesh in his squalid surroundings: drink, sex and more sex. A visceral and unforgettable picaresque, a damning portrait of vice and poverty, and an insane journey into the condemned soul of a sexual deviant, Dirty Havana Trilogy is a Tropic of Cancer for these times.

   The title suggests a triptych: Marooned in no-man's-land, Nothing to do and Essence of me.

Leer    Read the stories
      New things in my life
      Memories of tenderness
      Buried in Shit
      Stars and Losers
      Claustrophobic Me

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