Leonardo Padura has just published what is for him his “most Havana” novel, “Decent People” (Tusquets), in which the island capital is “almost one more character” who ceases to be a passive entity to become a active entity. , through the critical and disenchanted gaze of the Cuban author.

“Poets, in general, belong to a language, to a culture, but novelists have a much more intimate relationship with spaces, and the city is the favorite”, says Padura (Havana, 1955) in an interview with Efe on his way through Zaragoza, traveling to Spain to promote his literary novelty.

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