BOOKS ✸ The Price of Paradise Author Susana López Rubio –

The Price of Paradise In A City As Corrupt As It Was Luxurious, Those Who Dared To Dream Were Bound To Pay The Price Havana, Cuba, 1947 Young Patricio Flees Impoverished Spain And Steps Into The Sultry Island Paradise Of Havana With Only The Clothes On His Back And Half Baked Dreams Of A Better Life Blessed With Good Looks And Natural Charm, He Lands A Job As A Runner At El Encanto One Of The Most Luxurious Department Stores In The World.Famous For Its Exquisite Offerings From French Haute Couture To Arabian Silks, El Encanto Indulges The Senses In Opulent Extravagance It Caters To Visiting Hollywood Stars, Rising Politicos, And Prerevolutionary Cuba S Wealthiest Power Players, Including The Notorious Mobster C Sar Vald S.Falling In Love With The Mobster S Young Wife, Gloria, Is Suicide But Patricio Is Irresistibly Drawn To The Beautiful Girl With Sad Eyes, A Razor Sharp Intellect, And A Penchant For Both Christian Dior S Clothes And Einstein S Theories Within The Walls Of El Encanto, Anything Seems Possible, Even A Love That Promises To Heal Them And A Desire That Thrums With The Mambo Beat Of The City Itself.In A Reckless Love Affair That Spans Half A Century, Patricio S And Gloria S Lives Entwine Time And Again, Challenged By Every Twist Of Fate For In A World Of Murder, Betrayal, And Revolution, Those Who Dare To Reach For Paradise Seldom Survive Unscathed.

10 thoughts on “The Price of Paradise

  1. says:

    4,5 5 Pod is leer la rese a completa en mi blog Rese a en Youtube Este libro nos lleva a Cuba, concretamente a la Habana en 1947 cuando Patricio asturiano de 19 a os, llega huyendo de la pobreza despu s de la guerra civil espa ola

  2. says:

    Una historia muy bonita

  3. says:

    The girl looked at me with sad eyes, and my heart trembled Those eyes seemed like quicksand easy to fall into and impossible to climb out of I knew not far into this book that it was going to be one of my favorite...

  4. says:

    Mi sangre y coraz n asturianos no pod an decirle que no a esta novela La ambientaci n es deliciosa, as como la historia de amor que relata Ha sido una lectura muy muy agradable Lo mejor El retrato de una Cuba que a muchos nos parece incre ble pero que realment

  5. says:

    Lovely storyThis is a beautiful, historical love story that spans 50 years It tells of soul mate love, friendship, and survival Old Havana comes alive in this book I m not familiar with the history of H...

  6. says:

    Prachtig verhaal 3

  7. says:

    4.5 Me ha gustado y me ha emocionado much simo.

  8. says:

    Povestea a trezit n sufletul meu o ntreag suit de sentimente i eu m am l sat cople it Este genul de poveste pe care l caut atunci c nd am nevoie de certitudine i siguran , finalul acela c ruia nu i a mai ad uga nicio ntrebare pentru c am primit toate r spunsurile.

  9. says:

    Una bonita historia de un emigrante asturiano me encanta su optimismo y entusiasmo ante las adversidades que le ofrece la vida a la Cuba de una poca ya perdida pero no olvidada La Habana es la aut ntica protagonista de esta novela, cosmopolita, llena de colorido, elegancia, sensualidad y goce, que sirve de fo

  10. says:

    Una lectura muy recomendada , me encantaron los personajes de Gloria y Patricio.

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