Three Trapped Tigers

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Dalkey Archive Press, 2004 - Fiction - 487 pages
32 Reviews

Cabrera Infante's masterpiece, Three Trapped Tigers is one of the most playful books to reach the U.S. from Cuba. Filled with puns, wordplay, lists upon lists, and Sternean typography -- such as the section entitled "Some Revelations," which consists of several blank pages -- this novel has been praised as a more modern, sexier, funnier, Cuban Ulysses. Centering on the recollections of a man separated from both his country and his youth, Cabrera Infante creates an enchanting vision of life and the many colorful characters found in steamy Havana's pre-Castro cabaret society.

  

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User Review  - Chris Campanioni - Goodreads

One of my favorite novels of all time. Cabrera Infante is a wordsmith and a music-maker, and this story is sprawling with all kinds of meaning, laughter, anecdotes, and a portrait of Cuba on the eve of revolution. This is a generational text and I recommend it to all readers. Read full review

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User Review  - Literary Man - Goodreads

Hailed as the Latin American Ulysses, but perhaps Ulysses should be called "The Irish Tres Tigres Tristes." This book blew me away. Not an easy read, but deeply rewarding. Recommended for fans of ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
11
Section 3
16
Section 4
24
Section 5
27
Section 6
34
Section 7
40
Section 8
47
Section 18
132
Section 19
135
Section 20
158
Section 21
161
Section 22
209
Section 23
213
Section 24
237
Section 25
240

Section 9
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Section 10
67
Section 11
71
Section 12
76
Section 13
85
Section 14
90
Section 15
118
Section 16
125
Section 17
126
Section 26
242
Section 27
291
Section 28
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Section 29
300
Section 30
302
Section 31
311
Section 32
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Section 33
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Three Trapped Tigers, or “Tres tristes tigres” (work by Cabrera ...
But he acquired international renown with Tres tristes tigres (1964; Three Trapped Tigers), winner of the Bibliotheca Breve Prize given by the Spanish ...
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Lit | San Francisco Bay Guardian
Three Trapped Tigers explores 1950s Havana: the anything-goes cabarets, ... The translations of Infante's Inferno and Three Trapped Tigers, just republished ...
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Joyce and the contemporary Cuban novel: Lezama Lima and Cabrera ...
Three Trapped Tigers. functions in a way entirely different .... Three Trapped Tigers? Sometimes it seems as if Cabrera Infante is following the ...
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Guillermo Cabrera Infante Criticism
Cabrera Infante's most well-known work is the novel Three Trapped Tigers, ... The rich linguistic material in Three Trapped Tigers made it a success with ...
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Guillermo Cabrera Infante
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Who Reads What 2003
Andy Garcia's favorite book "Three Trapped Tigers" by Cuban writer Guillermo ... Three Trapped Tigers by Guillermo Cabrera Infante, I value reading as it is ...
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Guillermo Cabrera Infante | Times Online Obituary
His most celebrated work, Tres Tristes Tigres (translated into English as Three Trapped Tigers), was a fictional evocation of the louche nightlife of ...
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About the author (2004)

Guillermo Cabrera Infante was a Cuban novelist, essayist, translator, screenwriter, and critic; in the 1950s he used the pseudonym G. Caín. A one-time supporter of the Castro regime, Cabrera Infante went into exile to London in 1965.

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