Pedro Juan was a reporter in Havana, but as existence in Cuba and his own life begin to collapse around him, he gives up the farce of a daily job, and begins to train himself to take nothing seriously.
His training involves lots of sex, drugs, rum, jazz, beat literature and street philosophy.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 400 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 02/01/2002
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780571206261