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Messenger, the (1998) [Novel]
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Summary :

In 1920, a bomb exploded at Havana's Teatro Nacional, during a performance of Aida. Enrico Caruso, who was singing the role of Radames, fled the theatre. This much is true.

In this novel, Montero imagines an affair between Caruso and Aida Petrirena Cheng, an affair predicted by her santero godfather, who also predicts Caruso's death.

Original title: Como un mensajero tuyo
Original languages: Spanish


Genre: FictionHistoricalSouth & Central America
FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: The Messenger

The Messenger (1999)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Edith Grossman
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Manifested in:

The Messenger (May 30, 2000)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 0060929618
Dimensions: 5 x 7.9 x 0.7
Pages: 228

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