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Tropical Animal By Pedro Juan Gutierrez

Tropical Animal

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Pursued by Gloria, a proud and sophisticated prostitute on a mission to curb his predatory instincts, Pedro Juan is now holed-up in his crumbling Havana apartment, painting, with a growing sense of melancholy as he observes the lives of the hustlers, hipsters and hookers in the city below.
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Tropical Animal by Pedro Juan Gutierrez

Sexy, sordid and sleazy, Tropical Animal brings to mind the likes of Miller and Bukowski but is unmistakably, and inimitably, it's own thing. Pursued by Gloria, a proud and sophisticated prostitute on a mission to curb his predatory instincts, Pedro Juan is holed-up in his crumbling Havana apartment, painting. An invitation to Sweden, seems to offer him a way out. However he soon finds himself haunted by memories of Gloria and their wild sex together, and increasingly uninspired by his new environment. Does Pedro Juan, legendary sexual conquistador finally have to admit that the game is over? Or do his hedonistic instincts have juice enough to keep him active yet?

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'Grotesquely compelling... Gutierrez appears destined to become a cult writer.' Times Literary Supplement

About Pedro Juan Gutierrez


Pedro Juan Gutierrez began his working life at the age of eleven, as an ice-cream vendor and newsboy. He is the author of Dirty Havana Trilogy, Tropical Animal and The Insatiable Spider Man, and several works of poetry. His latest novel, Our GG in Havana, was published by Faber in 2010.

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GOR001287878
Tropical Animal by Pedro Juan Gutierrez
Pedro Juan Gutierrez
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2003-04-07
320
0571215858
9780571215850
N/A
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