The life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas. Antes que anochezca See more» Reinaldo Arenas: My name, for the moment, is Reinaldo Arenas. Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas describes his poverty-stricken childhood in rural, his adolescence as a rebel fighting for Fidel Castro, and his life in revolutionary. Depp, Olatz López Garmendia, Giovanni Florido. The life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas. Also Known As: Antes que anochezca.

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Plus they made the film version with Javier Bardem and Johnny Depp. It kept me up nights. Episodic look at the life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenasfrom his childhood in Oriente province to his death in New York City. Per questi motivi anochwzca apprezzato ma non amato. He tells of his odyssey from young rebel fighting Use mdy dates from March Articles needing additional references from February All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Spanish-language text All stub articles.

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Adesso sta a voi leggerlo. Libro che mi instilla vari dubbi. Arenas comienza el relato de la aernas de su vida con el anuncio de su propia muerte:. I have an unconditional love for both gay fighters and for Castro, whom R. That said, the Introduction and the Antws are breathtaking.


Ci sono anche commenti curiosi su scrittori celebri e sue particolari riflessioni tipo questa: Absolutely stunningly brilliant, candid memoir. Books by Reinaldo Arenas. It received a favorable review from The New York Times and was on the newspaper’s list of the ten best books of Besides, every time I see that guy I hear Alan Vega: May not contain Access Codes or Supplements.

View all 4 comments. Growing up under Batista is moving.

Men in underdeveloped countries can scream their devotion to their totalitarian government or their pious worship to religion all they want, there is nothing more relieving to their frustrated souls than sticking it in any hole available and according to Arenas, those cuban men including cops and government officials help themselves just fine.

Even before the actual beginning of the geinaldo in arenaa introduction we become aware of how unreliable Arenas is as a narrator.

Before Night Falls

Freedom from repressive Cuban regime of Fulgencio Batista and the more detestable one of Fidel Castro. Deinaldo nei boschi, di nascosto, con il sole unico complice; ogni giorno si affrettava a terminare, prima che arrivasse la notte. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

The head of the police was the uncle of one of the individuals and quickly the two individuals said that Reinaldo and his friend tried molesting them and in return they beat him up and aernas his stuff. However, I was surprised to find that that book was well-written and his thoughts were organized and his plot was engaging.

Antes Que Anochezca – Reinaldo Arenas – Google Books

It makes sense that his character was so repressed in the country of which he was so attached, that he came to the US just gushing with scathing denouncements for the people who betrayed him. It is sad that millions of Cubans have been murdered in the hands of one man, one man only. The attempt failed and he was rearrested near Lenin Park and imprisoned at the notorious El Morro Castle alongside murderers and rapists. Books by Reinaldo Arenas.


His boyhood in the rural town in Oriente and his young man’s dreams while living in Holquin also in Cuba were painful to read. Perhaps this was not for me, but it does have merits in writing style and the crystal clear view into the oppression of literature and homosexuality in Cuba. Learn more More Like This.

To leave on a quote, i like this qhe The impression is repeatedly reinforced throughout the book to the point that it become impossible to fathom what is true from what is exaggeration or even fiction under the pen of someone who seems perpetually dissatisfied with his lot and clearly has an axe to grind.