Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina García

Dreaming in Cuban

Cristina García

fiction historical magical realism challenging reflective medium-paced

274 pages | first published 1992

Description

Here is the dreamy and bittersweet story of a family divided by politics and geography by the Cuban revolution. It is the family story of Celia del Pino, and her husband, daughter and grandchildren, from the mid-1930s to 1980. Celia's story mirror...
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Moods

reflective 92%
emotional 76%
sad 38%
dark 30%
funny 15%
informative 15%
mysterious 15%
tense 15%
inspiring 7%
relaxing 7%

Pace

medium 72%
slow 27%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 37% | No: 12%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 60% | Yes: 30% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | N/A: 12% | No: 12%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 14%

Average rating

3.65