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By Sebastian Balfour

First released in 1990 and now up-to-date and extended, this learn is greater than a private biography: really, it assesses Castro's occupation from his upward thrust to energy within the drama of the Cuban Revolution in the course of the tricky years of independence to (in this revised textual content) its obvious twilight now. Cool yet now not unsympathetic, it avoids the simplifications of right-wing denunciation and left-wing hagiography, and the second one version reinforces its declare to be the simplest brief advent to this arguable and charismatic determine at present on hand.

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