Malcolm Deas, 2 June 1988
Show More Against All Hope by Armando Valladares, translated by Andrew Harley.
Hamish Hamilton, 381 pp., £12.95, July 1986, 0 241 11806 9Show More
Castro by Peter Bourne.
Macmillan, 332 pp., £14.95, April 1987, 0 333 44593 7Show More
Fidel: A Critical Portrait by Tad Szulc.
Hutchinson, 585 pp., £14.95, June 1987, 0 09 172602 6Show More
Castro and the Cuban Labour Movement: Statecraft and Society in a Revolutionary Period (1959-1961) by Efren Cordova.
University Press of America, 354 pp., £24.65, April 1988, 0 8191 5952 2Show More
Fidel and Religion: Castro talks on revolution and religion with Frei Betto translated by the Cuban Centre for Translation.
Simon and Schuster, 314 pp., £14.95, September 1987, 9780671641146Show More
“... of guerrilla warfare than most authors imagine, and the romance of successful revolutionaries withers fast – but there is more amiss here than that. Both authors seem to me to have started off looking in their different ways for the wrong Fidel Castro, or at least to have run the risk, given the approaches they’ve chosen, of having little or nothing ...”