Snippet: L. Padura’s “The Man Who Loved Dogs”


Though by a Cuban author, Leonardo Padura, The Man Who Loved Dogs needs to be recommended here, some parts of the story are set in Civil War Spain, and one of the protagonists is a Spaniard. The book is a novelized double biography of Leon Trotski and his assassin, Ramón Mercader; shows how the Soviet Union under Stalin “worked”, and a lot more. A great book about History, tragedies, treason and compassion. has got an impressive review page for this book.



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