Poso Wells

Poso Wells
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).


Translation:
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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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Frigid Tales
Pedro de Jesus
This beautiful and original collection of stories plays opportunely with realism and fiction to create a world divided into six tales that form an interlocked unity-forming a passionate novel that gives us a tour de force of alienation and erotic...



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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...