Carlos Manuel Alvarez: "My image of Fidel Castro is that of a decrepit tyrant without virility"
Carlos Manuel Alvarez: "My image of Fidel Castro is that of a decrepit tyrant without virility"

There is no pica in the Castro regime that Carlos Manuel Álvarez knew or his entire generation, that of young Cubans from the new porous exile, which allows them to enter the island, protest and leave again. All the exoduses unite in his new novel

Cuban writer Carlos Manuel lvarez, author of ‘Falsa guerra’.Leandro Feal

Updated Wednesday, May 5, 2021 –
01:16

“The most present image I have of Fidel is that of an old man, a tyrant that he no longer has any of his old traits of virility, encumbered, nothing upright, and that when he expressed himself, that he did so mainly in a kind of short pamphlets that called Reflections, it does so with total incoherence. Gather all the grotesque characteristics of the Latin American dictator in literary terms. It was grotesque, it was cartoonish, with a dose of irony, but that’s my most present image. “

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