On the first weekend of , Conde is woken from his drunken sleep by the insistent ringing of the telephone. The Old Man, his boss at headquarters, is calling. Download Audiobooks by Leonardo Padura to your device. Audible provides the Advanced Search. Leonardo Padura . Pasado perfecto audiobook cover art. Pasado perfecto (Audio Download): : Leonardo Padura, Raonel Rosales, Audible Studios: Books.

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Padura uses the elements of a police procedural to criticize the political and social structures of the society in which the action takes place. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Leonardo Padura Fuentes born is a Cuban novelist and journalist. Please refer to our privacy policy for more information on privacy at Loot. You are commenting perfetco your Facebook account.

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If anyone likes crime suspense, murder mysteries or detective novels this may be a book you could consider reading. From inside the book.

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During the course of this investigation Conde has to face up with the girl of his dreams and the dreams of his youth. To access your account information you need to be authenticated, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be. Don’t have a Kindle? The Quartet has been translated into seven languages and has won numerous prizes including Spain’s Hammett Prize.

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It makes me sad that I’m disappointed in this, because I’ve looked forward to reading for so long. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Ships from and sold by Amazon.


I enjoyed the subtle look a Cuban life, but that was about all. Havana Blue is the first novel in the Mario Conde series. Well there isn’t too many Cuban writers I’m familiar with and I did think maybe this book would be a little different from what’s been done before. Pasado perfecto Snippet view – AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

I don’t know if it is the point of Leonardo Padura for you not to care about any of the characters or what ex I’m not much into Crime suspense or murder mysteries or whatever the genre is called these days. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Greg rated it it was ok Apr 16, He is a prize winning novelist, essayist, journalist and scriptwriter. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

El hombre que amaba a los perros Coleccion Andanzas Spanish Edition. Tusquets Editores- Fiction – pages. For example, at loot. I have enjoyed very much this book, Padura is a very talented writer and I look forward to read the rest of his Mario Conde series.

Pasado perfecto (Mario Conde, #1) by Leonardo Padura (2 star ratings)

Leonardo Padura was born in Havana in Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient. Ships from and sold by Chiron Media. Si te gustan novelas policiacas, leonarfo una de ellas y muy buena. Vivi Torquetti rated it it was ok Feb 05, Leonardo Padura was born in in Havana.

I may come back to this one day and try to finis It makes me sad that I’m disappointed in this, because I’ve looked forward to reading for so long.


As ofhe is one of Cuba’s best known writers internationally. See all 39 reviews. In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on! Les rated it it was ok Jun 10, Customers who bought this item also bought. Joanna rated it it was ok Dec 07, The Havana novels have been on my list of books to read for a while, now, and your review makes me keener than ever to get started!

In English and some other languages, he is often referred to by the shorter form of his name, Leonardo Padura. I was eager to read it based on a fascinating profile of the author in The New Yorker, which described how he’s managed to become a popular novelist who manages to speak a little truth to power in his authoritarian dictatorship, Cuba.

Havana Blue (Original title: Pasado Perfecto) – Leonardo Padura – A Crime is Afoot

Published June 25th by Tusquets Editores S. Read more Read less. Trabajador competente, buen Herejes Pasqdo independiente 11 By: If you’re fascinated by the intellectual and emotional acrobatics necessary for humans to survive in those kinds of societies, this book won’t get you much deeper than a superficial nod to some of the inconveniences of the US trade embargo.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Nice idea but poor execution, characters and plot felt shallow, dominated by a rather childish preoccupation with cigarettes, booze and unresolved childhood jealousies and crushes.