Frigid Tales
Frigid Tales
Translated by Dick Cluster


Dick Cluster

Dick Cluster has translated four books for City Lights:  In the Cold of the Malecón and Other Stories (2000) by Antonio José Ponte, Frigid Tales (2002) by Pedro de Jesus, A Corner of the World (2014) by Mylene Fernández-Pintado, and Poso Wells (2018) by Gabriela Alemán. His own novels include Return to Sender (1990), Repulse Monkey: Book 2 in the Alex Glauberman Mystery Series (2015), and Obligations of the Bone: Book 3 in the Alex Glauberman Mystery Series (2015).


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Poso Wells
Gabriela Alemán
Celebrated Ecuadorian author Gabriela Alemán's first work to appear in English: a noir, feminist eco-thriller in which venally corrupt politicians and greedy land speculators finally get their just comeuppance!



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A Corner of the World
Mylene Fernández-Pintado
In contemporary Havana, "Do I stay or do I go?" is always the question, and love doesn't necessarily conquer all.



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In the Cold of the Malecón and Other Stories
Antonio José Ponte
Departing from both the utopian-political and the romantic-baroque styles of past Cuban literature, Ponte deftly sketches a picture of a contemporary Cuba that is very different from the stereotype of Caribbean life, full of music and dance and...