The New York Times bestselling debut novel by the author of the Folio Prize shortlisted The Flamethrowers
*A New York Times bestseller*
*Finalist for the National Book Award in Fiction*
Fidel and Raul Castro are in the hills, descending only to burn sugarcane plantations and recruit rebels.
Rachel K is in Havana's Cabaret Tokio, entangled with a French agitator trying to escape his shameful past.
Everly and K.C. are growing up in the dying days of a crumbling US colony, about to discover the cruelty and violence that have created their childhood idyll.
Rachel Kushner's debut novel, Telex from Cuba, was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award and a New York Times bestseller. Her follow-up novel, The Flamethrowers, was also a finalist for the National Book Award and received rave reviews on both sides of the Atlantic. Her fiction has appeared in the New Yorker, Harper's and the Paris Review. She lives in Los Angeles.