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Revolution Sunday by Wendy Guerra

Revolution Sunday

Revolution Sunday by Wendy Guerra
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Dec 04, 2018 | 208 Pages
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“Radical… Revolution Sunday is about creating art under surveillance, and about our homelands’ inescapable pull… Guerra is a fearless writer, and she’s lucky to have a fearless translator [in Achy Obejas]. Together, they make Revolution Sunday more vivid than life.”—Lily Meyer, NPR

“[A] Kafkaesque art thriller… Havana’s slow political thaw brings new texture and urgency to the genre of political paranoia.”—NYMAG.COM / VULTURE

“Sensual, atmospheric”Jane Ciabattari, BBC.com

“Guerra brings in her knowledge of media and storytelling, creating a rich backdrop before which this narrative unfolds.”—VOL. 1 BROOKLYN

“Fascinating…it’s eye-opening in more ways than one.”—ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
“Unclassifiable…beautiful”—CRIME READS / LIT HUB

“Not to be missed”—BUSTLE

“Darkly funny… about art, sex, writing, government surveillance and identity…all very relevant to a lot of us these days.”—BOOK RIOT

“Genre-defying… Guerra fuses poetry and prose to track the hallucinatory lives of both her protagonist and her country… Achy Obejas’s translation deftly reproduces the searing and ethereal quality of Guerra’s voice, one that is ultimately in pursuit of liberation from the confines of politics and fear….Guerra writes a world where there is no escape from the potency of her poetics.”—ASYMPTOTE JOURNAL

“Arresting, an explosive portrait of loneliness and isolation. Thick with the atmosphere of… Havana on the cusp of the Cuban thaw, the novel reads like the world’s most poetic anxiety dream, vibrant and stifling. Demanding and unforgettable.” —*starred* KIRKUS REVIEWS

“Lyrical and potent… Guerra’s captivating tale is an intriguing depiction of art amid corruption, and a reminder of the power in a singular voice.” —PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

“[A] lyrical and breathless novel… Guerra’s novel is a riveting look into the lives of artists attempting free expression in censored regimes.”BOOKLIST  

Revolution Sunday brilliantly portrays the strangeness and dislocation of surveillance and exile… I love the sharpness of the voice, the gorgeous prose, and the surreal humor.” —Laura van den Berg, author of The Third Hotel

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