A Planet for Rent by Yoss,David Frye

By Yoss,David Frye

The such a lot profitable and arguable Cuban technological know-how Fiction author of all time, Yoss (aka José Miguel Sánchez Gómez) is understood for his acerbic photos of the island below Communism. In his bestselling A Planet for Rent, Yoss will pay homage to Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles and 334 via Thomas M. Disch. A critique of Cuba within the nineties, after the autumn of the Soviet Union and the dissolution of the Warsaw Pact, A Planet for Rent marks the debut in English of an astonishingly courageous and imaginitive Latin American voice.

Praise for Yoss

“One of the main prestigious technological know-how fiction authors of the island.”
On Cuba Magazine

"A proficient and bold writer."
—David Iaconangelo

"José Miguel Sánchez [Yoss] is Cuba’s such a lot embellished technological know-how fiction writer, who has cultivated the main status for this style within the mainstream, and the single individual of the entire Island’s citizens who lives by means of his pen.”
Cuenta Regresiva

Born José Miguel Sánchez Gómez, Yoss assumed his pen identify in 1988, whilst he received the Premio David Award within the technology fiction class for Timshel. with his atypical pseudonym, the author's aesthetic of an impentinent rocker has allowed him to face out among his fellow Cuban writers. incomes a level in Biology in 1991, he went directly to graduate from the 1st ever path on Narrative strategies on the Onelio Jorge Cardoso middle of Literary education, within the 12 months 1999. at the present time, Yoss writes either reasonable and technology fiction works. along those novels, the writer produces essays, compliment for, and compilations, and actively promotes the Cuban technology fiction literary workshops, Espiral and Espacio Abierto.

When he isn’t translating, David Frye teaches Latin American tradition and society on the college of Michigan. Translations contain First New Chronicle and Good Government through Guaman Poma de Ayala (Peru, 1615); The Mangy Parrot by means of José Joaquín Fernandez de Lizardi (Mexico, 1816), for which he got a countrywide Endowment for the humanities Fellowship; Writing throughout Cultures: Narrative Transculturation in Latin America via Ángel Rama (Uruguay, 1982), and a number of other Cuban and Spanish novels and poems.

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