Cuba: The Land Of Miracles : A Journey Through Modern Cuba, Paperback Book

Cuba: The Land Of Miracles : A Journey Through Modern Cuba Paperback


For a growing number of British holidaymakers, Cuba is a Caribbean paradise, but it is also a land of cutbacks and economic instability.

Stephen Smith comes to live on the island, and his search for the real Cuba inevitably becomes a search for Fidel Castro too.

Before meeting his quarry, Smith travels extensively through the 'land of miracles' in an old American automobile.

His highly-personalised account features a bloody initiation into a voodoo-like cult, dining on giant rat, and checking into the Love Hotel. And he goes on manoeuvres in the Everglades with armed, but not especially competent, Cuban exiles dreaming of a second Bay of Pigs.

With disarming wit and considerable insight, Stephen Smith investigates a country where communism and voodoo coexist, and where the influence of its leader of forty years continues to throw a long shadow.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
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  • Category: Travel & holiday guides
  • ISBN: 9780349119670

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