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Leonardo Padura in conversation with Juan Diego Quesada

Cartagena 2023, 
Considered to be a major figure in the renewal of the detective genre in the Spanish language, Leonardo Padura (Cuba) will present the tenth novel featuring his well-known character, the detective Mario Conde. The murder of a former Cuban official at a critical moment in the country, the time of Barack Obama’s visit in 2016, is the starting point of an adventure with political bite, one that deals with social degradation, when decency is a virtue that few can allow themselves, when the aim is to survive. The Cuban writer will talk about his latest book, Personas decentes, a book that is another memorable critique of the reality of Cuban society. In conversation with Juan Diego Quesada.