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Mona and Other Tales

(2001)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Mona and Other Talescovers Reinaldo Arenas's entire career: his recently rediscovered debut (which got him a job at the Biblioteca Nacional in Havana), stories written in a political prison, and some of his last works, written in exile. Many of the stories have not previously appeared in English.

Here is the tender story of a boy who recognizes evil for the first time and decides to ignore it; the tale of a writer struggling between the demands of creativity and of fame; common people dealing with changes brought about by revolution and exile; a romp with a famous, dangerous woman in the Metropolitan Museum; an outrageous fantasy that picks up where Garcia Lorca's famous play The House of Bernardo Alba ends. Told with Arenas's famous wit and humanity, Mona makes a perfect introduction to this important writer.

Translated from the Spanish by Dolores Koch.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Hardback Editions

September 2001 : USA Hardback

Title: Mona and Other Tales
Author(s): Reinaldo Arenas
ISBN: 1-4177-0959-6 / 978-1-4177-0959-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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Paperback Editions

September 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: Mona and Other Tales (Vintage International Original)
Author(s): Reinaldo Arenas, Dolores Koch
ISBN: 0-375-72730-2 / 978-0-375-72730-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Books
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December 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Mona and Other Tales (Vintage International)
Author(s): Reinaldo Arenas
Publisher: Vintage
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