Leonardo Padura
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Leonardo Padura

Leonardo Padura was born in Havana in 1955 and lives there today. A novelist, journalist, and critic, he is the author of several novels, one collection of essays, and a volume of short stories. Leonardo Padura is the most internationally successful Cuban novelist of the revolutionary era and responsible for renovating the Cuban detective narrative in the 1990s following the collapse of the Soviet Union.His Havana series crime novels featuring the detective Mario Conde, published in English by Bitter Lemon Press, have been translated into many languages and have won literary prizes around the world. In January 2014 his historical novel about Trotsky's assassin, The Man Who Loved Dogs, will be published in English.

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    • El hombre que amaba a los perros

    • By: Leonardo Padura
    • Narrated by: Jorge Tito Gómez Cabrera
    • Length: 27 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    En 2004, a la muerte de su mujer, Iván, aspirante a escritor y ahora responsable de un paupérrimo gabinete veterinario de La Habana, vuelve los ojos hacia un episodio de su vida, ocurrido en 1977....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Este libro necesita más edición

    • By Oswaldo "Chacho" D'Acevedo on 07-14-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Pasado perfecto

    • By: Leonardo Padura
    • Narrated by: Raonel Rosales
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    El primer fin de semana de 1989 una insistente llamada de teléfono arranca de su resaca al teniente Mario Conde, un policía escéptico y desengañado....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Herejes

    • Volumen independiente 11
    • By: Leonardo Padura
    • Narrated by: Jorge Tito Gómez Cabrera
    • Length: 24 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    En 1939, el barco S.S. Saint Louis, con novecientos judíos que lograron huir de Alemania, estuvo fondeado varios días frente al puerto de La Habana a la espera del permiso para los refugiados.... 

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Vientos de cuaresma

    • By: Leonardo Padura
    • Narrated by: Raonel Rosales
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    En los infernales días de la primavera cubana en que llegan los vientos calientes del sur, coincidiendo con la cuaresma, al teniente Mario Conde, que acaba de conocer a Karina, una mujer bella y deslumbrante....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Ein perfektes Leben (Das Havanna-Quartett 1)

    • By: Leonardo Padura
    • Narrated by: Martin Armknecht
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Leutnant Teniente Mario Conde hat noch einen furchtbaren Kater von der Silvesterfeier. Doch als er trotz freien Wochenendes von seinem Chef...

    Regular price: $9.20

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