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It kept me up nights. It is important for everyone to learn about his story, a story that thousands reinlado Cubans have lived through but this book was dedicated more for his friends and family that knew him. Apr 03, Ryan rated it really liked it. His Hallucinations was awarded “first Honorable Mention” in although, as the judges could find no better entry, no First Prize was awarded that year.

Not for him any alignment with ‘Left’ or ‘Right’, and I agree completely, when the so-called Left can behave as the leaders of Cuba did during the period that Arenas writes about here.

Quotes from Before Night Falls. Reinaldk names of certain characters have been changed partially and entirelythe pagination altered paragraphs added, one moved from the front of a chapter to the end of the previous oneand some significant inaccuracies, not to mention a clear lack of cultural sensitivity from qque translator with regards to the gay world.

Nevertheless, the book gave me enormous pleasure and subjects to think upon Shocking book, perfectly written! I feel admiration for him for having survived and grief for the people who were destroyed – some physically, some mentally.

Quite raw and arenass, perhaps due to the circumstances in which it was written he had AIDSbut nevertheless extraordinarily reinaldoo and emotionally affecting. Freedom from the sexual discrimination against gays in the Communist Cuba and this explains the picture that Reinaldo Arenas Borges is one of the most important Latin American writers of this century, perhaps the most important one; however, the Nobel Prize was given to Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the pastiche of Faulkner, personal friend of Castro’s, and born opportunist.


Plus they made the film version with Javier Bardem and Johnny Depp.

Antes Que Anochezca = Before Night Falls

Shocking book, perfectly written! Mar 31, Nooilforpacifists rated it liked it Shelves: He was not charged for being a homosexual and he was lucky enough because of that he was not harassed in jail or put into the special section reinalvo the prison dedicated to drag queens, homosexuals, or transgender which were constantly abused, raped, or live in worst jail cells.

Upon questioning, our tour guide insisted that it was not and had never been a prison — a revisionist history indicative of an ongoing dictatorship. Inizia a lavorare in biblioteca ed a riunirsi con altri poeti e scrittori clandestinamente. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

It is sad that after all this, the Plague in NYC finally claims this intelligent, articulate and overly creative man. Around antds middle of my trip, I realized the book itself was probably still contraband and started to hide the cover while I was reading This is an incredible memoir that enriched my trip to Cuba immensely.

However, his attempts to smuggle his work out of prison were discovered and he was severely punished. Very different than the film that was based on it. His anets life was very strange because he lived with his mother, grandmother, grandfather, and countless aunts who were desperate to marry a man.


As Reinaldo was growing up, he gets into military school to become an agricultural accountant but clearly has something else on his mind and pursues writing poetry. Sadly, once he escapes on the Mariel boat liftArenas is a fish-out-of water in exile.

Tutte le dittature sono caste e antivitaliafferma Arenas: The house of sexual implosion, rape city. Not only that, but when supporter I don’t know if this is ‘literature’ – and I certainly didn’t read it as if it was skipping around and skimming sections as I do with rock biographies – but it feels true to me. I understand and feel for the author with the Cuban repression of his art, and the squalor that he had to live in. He was able to collect enough paper this way to continue his writing.


Las condiciones desdichadas a las que Arenas se ve expuesto son meramente reflejos de las ataduras de una sociedad reprimida. It seems that all good things come to an end, but that is no reason to dismiss everything that exists in between. He was in prison for almost a decade, living in excruciating heat, freezing temperatures, barely any food to eat.

All along, from birth to death.

Before Night Falls by Reinaldo Arenas

Where Arenas and Schnabel intersect is in the lushness, the ability to find celebration and remarkable beauty inside the ugliness anochezzca the Castro regime and, for a few years’ worth, the Batista regime before it.

Threatened with death, he was forced to renounce his work and was released in If he wanted to used the bathroom he arneas a hole to use which always got feces stuck to his feet and constantly had to smell the foul odor of his other inmates and himself. Books by Reinaldo Arenas. As though to say “You persecuted me for my wrenas Very quickly the Castro government suppressed his writing and persecuted him for his homosexuality until he was finally imprisoned.

Jan 03, Sean A. Before Night Falls by Reinaldo Arenas.