By Roland Merullo
Former CIA agent Carolina Perez has spent 5 years operating deep undercover with a novel objective: to take down Castro and unfastened Cuba from his stricken presence. Recruited by means of a robust shadow association referred to as the White Orchid, steely and horny Carolina has handed attempt after attempt to turn out herself prepared for the last word task. confident of the rightness of her reason, she is going to do whatever to accomplish her project. that comes with duping her uncle Roberto Anzar, a filthy rich and influential participant in Miami’s Cuban American neighborhood. but if suspicious information elevate questions on her mysterious supplier, no longer even Carolina is ready for the flowery net of deceit that surrounds her.
Across the Straits of Florida, Carlos Gutierrez has been lured into taking part in a pivotal position within the plot to overthrow el Comandante. The minister of overall healthiness and a member of Castro’s internal circle, Carlos has grown disillusioned with a political method that will pay lip carrier to the Revolution’s egalitarian beliefs whereas ruling the rustic with ruthlessness, corruption, and lies. As his involvement deepens at nice threat to himself and people he loves, the healthcare professional who has devoted his occupation to saving lives needs to make a decision how a lot blood he's prepared to have on his personal palms within the identify of freedom.
For either Carlos and Carolina, the specter of betrayal looms huge. Who should be depended on in a byzantine community of spies, double brokers, and informants? Is the plot actual or is it an tricky ruse to show the underground dissidents in Cuba? From the scorching opulence of Miami to the paranoid dreamscape of Havana, Fidel’s final Days is a dizzying trip through a novelist whose genre-crossing abilities understand no bounds.
From the Hardcover edition.