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Frances Partridge

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Written by ALEJO CARPENTIER
Translator FRANCES PARTRIDGE
Introduction by STANLEY CROUCH

Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages

Publisher: Melville House

On Sale: 10/22/2013

Price: $16.95

ISBN: 978-1-612-19279-6

In the early 1970s, friends Gabriel García Márquez, Augusto Roa Bastos and Alejo Carpentier reached a joint decision: they would each write a novel about the dictatorships then wreaking misery in Latin America. García Márquez went on to write The Autumn of the Patriarch and Roa Bastos I, the Supreme. The third novel in this remarkable trinity is Reasons of State, hailed as the most significant novel ever to come out of Cuba.

Inexplicably out of print for years, it tells the tale of the...

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