Before Night Falls by Reinaldo Arenas

"Before Night Falls" is an autobiographical work that chronicles the life of a young Cuban man growing up during the political turmoil of the Cuban Revolution. The protagonist, a rebellious writer and poet, grapples with his sexual identity in a society that is deeply homophobic. Despite facing persecution, imprisonment, and exile, he remains defiant and committed to his art and personal freedom. His story provides a candid and deeply personal perspective on the harsh realities of life under Fidel Castro's regime.

The 1512th greatest book of all time


Published
1992
Nationality
Cuban
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
317
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Spanish

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