The Laughable Truth

El difunto Fidel
Author: Teresa Dovalpage
Publisher: Iduna
Miami, 2010

Review by Mickey Garrote

The laughable truth is the essence of Teresa Dovalpage’s novel El difunto Fidel (“The Late Fidel”). Could this be this author’s most comic work yet? The truth is that the story will keep you laughing all the way through. And the story offers a truthful picture of a dysfunctional family of Cuban exiles in Miami. Are there any exile families that aren’t dysfunctional?

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