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This is the Cuba of peeling paint and downbeat lifestyles contrasted against the lives of foreigners. Yet, it is not an altogether depressing read, it is about observing human interactions and, whatever the circumstances, there is a resolute determination to find some positives. It is the general quest for "a decent life". One Kiss in Havana by Michelle Jackson.

Part set in Ireland and Cuba, this is the story of three sisters, Louise, Emma and Sophie, who each has her ordained unconscious role to play within the first family, grappling with a self referring Mother and a Father who dotes on the youngest sister, Sophie.


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This is Cuba through fiction, a great introduction to Cuban culture. While this novel is set outside of Cuba, and therefore breaks the rules somewhat, it captures the passion, the music, the dance and the rebellious spirit of the Cuban people - it is a Pulitzer prize-winning novel, written by a Cuban expatriate about the life of Cuban immigrants in New York and has plenty to teach a reader about the Cuban way of life.

Havana by Stephen Hunter. Havana in was all superficial glamour, intrigue, with a unique buzz, which attracted all kinds of people interested in a quick buck, and political gain. A combination of colourful characters and the wonderful backdrop of Cuba, this book makes for an interesting and satisfying read. Havana Bay by Martin Cruz Smith. Former Inspector for the Moscow Militsiya, Arkady Renko, is summoned to Cuba to identify a liquefying corpse, dragged from the oily waters of Havana Bay.

Renko finds himself in a decaying country, the final recess of Communism — a place where Russia is despised, exotic rituals take precedence and unexpected danger meets bewildering contradictions. Journalist Julia Cooke, who lived there at intervals over a period of five years, discovered a dynamic combined with a waning era of political stagnation as the rest of the world beckons.

This book offers a deeper understanding of a place that can still be enigmatic. If you have changed your email address then contact us and we will update your details. We have recently updated our Privacy Policy. The site uses cookies to offer you a better experience. By continuing to browse the site you accept our Cookie Policy, you can change your settings at any time. Take a trip to a country full of glamour and mystery, on the cusp of enormous change; ten book set in Cuba, selected by Tina Hertas from Tripfiction.

Here is a list of ten books that capture the spirit of Cuba: Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene It seems fitting to start with an absolute classic. King of Cuba by Cristina Garcia This is the story of two cubans one, El Comandante, who lives in Havana, shambling around his old mansion, powerful and vindictive, while, Goyo, lives in exile in Miami, plotting his revenge. Breathe: Stories from Cuba by Leila Segal A set of short stories, bound together in a book of around pages.

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One Kiss in Havana by Michelle Jackson Part set in Ireland and Cuba, this is the story of three sisters, Louise, Emma and Sophie, who each has her ordained unconscious role to play within the first family, grappling with a self referring Mother and a Father who dotes on the youngest sister, Sophie. Havana by Stephen Hunter Havana in was all superficial glamour, intrigue, with a unique buzz, which attracted all kinds of people interested in a quick buck, and political gain.

Related books. The Distant Marvels. Chantel Acevedo. This item has been added to your basket View basket Checkout. Havana Bay. Martin Cruz Smith. One Kiss in Havana. Michelle Jackson. And I want you to be happy. Her hand stroked my face and I thought I was going to cry. Seriously, bawl my eyes out right there on her cream couch. Instead, I managed to laugh again, gently pulled my head away and got up. My head bent in concentration on getting the hell out of there.

My hands frantically hopping from one pocket to the other. I looked down to see the key sitting on the couch. I just. A big job. This could be it, this could be the big break.

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My eyes darted to hers and there it was again — the pity. And all for him, for that loser. Okay, so it was only on the cheek. But I lay my head against hers for just the briefest of seconds and closed my eyes holding her sweet smell tight inside. And then, as much of a surprise to me as it was to her, I wrapped one arm around her waist and with my other I took her hand. My key sitting happily between our palms, I began to move her to my humming of the slowest version of Oye Como Va the world has ever known. Tentatively, she gave way to my lead relaxing perfectly against my body.

She laughed into my shoulder and me into her ear. And it was pure magic. When she finally looked up, these are the words I should have said: I love the bones of you.


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And that fucker is making a fool of you. Outside, I opened the driver door as Sam put his guitar case on the back seat then got in the passenger side.

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But I stalled for a second, tapping the key on the roof of my car and looked out at the darkness hanging over the Irish Sea, wondering should I go back in to talk. Not about Duncan but about me and her and Sam and 19 years of waiting. I looked behind and saw that she was at the door, watching me, all concerned.

I teetered on the edge of putting everything right. Amazing the life in them. Lot tells me Spar was another no. Every Thursday. I was just talking to Lottie about it there. She found it awful strange. For once in his successful life he had nothing to say, just looked up at me, then at Lottie still at the door, arms folded.

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I saluted in his direction then turned back to Lottie. Standing with my hands in my chino pockets at the bottom of her driveway, I held her eyes. She waved her beautiful hand and I smiled the smile that told her everything, how I loved her and how I would wait for her until my last breath left me. To comment you must now be an Irish Times subscriber. Please subscribe to sign in to comment.

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