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Telex from Cuba

The New York Times bestselling debut novel by the author of the Folio Prize shortlisted The Flamethrowers

*A New York Times bestseller*

*Finalist for the National Book Award in Fiction*

Fidel and Raúl Castro are in the hills, descending only to burn sugarcane plantations and recruit rebels.

Rachel K is in Havana's Cabaret Tokio, entangled with a French agitator trying to escape his shameful past.

Everly and K.C. are growing up in the dying days of a crumbling US colony, about to discover the cruelty and violence that have created their childhood idyll.

Important places

Havana (107)
Oriente (1)


San José (8)
Ciudad de la Habana (108)


Costa Rica (142)
Cuba (467)

Other geographical areas

Caribbean (687)
Central America (1,064)
West Indies (727)
Greater Antilles (459)
Central America (373)
Americas (79,749)