Before Night Falls
The shocking personal and political memoir of one of the most visionary writers to emerge from Castro's Cuba. This explosive story names names and breaks through the code of secrecy and silence that protects the privileged in a state where homosexuality is a political crime punishable by imprisonment.
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Before night fallsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This celebrated Cuban writer ( The Doorman , LJ 5/15/91; Singing from the Well , LJ 7/87), a victim of AIDS, committed suicide in New York in 1990. His autobiographical memoir is a fascinating and ... Read full review
Review: Before Night FallsUser Review - Allie - Goodreads
While Arenas' memoir has the pretensions of being a heartbreaking literary account of life in Castro's Cuba for a homosexual writer, it is really a highly embellished narcissistic machismo fest in ... Read full review