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By Roland Merullo

Roland Merullo has continuously wowed critics together with his remarkable storytelling and his refusal to be pigeonholed, hopscotching from the coming-of-age story (In Revere, In these Days) to the novel-as-fable (Golfing with God) to the line journey style (Breakfast with Buddha). Now Merullo offers a blinding and finely nuanced political mystery a couple of clandestine plot to assassinate Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.

Former CIA agent Carolina Perez has spent 5 years operating deep undercover with a unique target: to take down Castro and unfastened Cuba from his afflicted presence. Recruited via a robust shadow association referred to as the White Orchid, steely and horny Carolina has handed try after try to end up herself prepared for the final word task. confident of the rightness of her reason, she's going to do whatever to accomplish her undertaking. that comes with duping her uncle Roberto Anzar, a filthy rich and influential participant in Miami’s Cuban American group. but if suspicious information bring up questions about her mysterious service provider, no longer even Carolina is ready for the frilly internet of deceit that surrounds her.

Across the Straits of Florida, Carlos Gutierrez has been lured into enjoying a pivotal position within the plot to overthrow el Comandante. The minister of wellbeing and fitness and a member of Castro’s internal circle, Carlos has grown upset with a political approach that can pay lip provider to the Revolution’s egalitarian beliefs whereas ruling the rustic with ruthlessness, corruption, and lies. As his involvement deepens at nice probability to himself and people he loves, the health care provider who has devoted his occupation to saving lives needs to come to a decision how a lot blood he's keen to have on his personal palms within the identify of freedom.

For either Carlos and Carolina, the specter of betrayal looms huge. Who will be relied on in a byzantine community of spies, double brokers, and informants? Is the plot actual or is it an intricate ruse to reveal the underground dissidents in Cuba? From the hot opulence of Miami to the paranoid dreamscape of Havana, Fidel’s final Days is a dizzying experience via a novelist whose genre-crossing skills comprehend no bounds.

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