THE TRAGEDY OF FIDEL CASTRO
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When God receives a request from Fátima to help prevent a war between Fidel Castro and JFK, he asks his son, Jesus, to return to Earth and diffuse the conflict. On his island, Fidel Castro faces protests on the streets and realizes that he is about to be overthrown. Alone, surrounded, and aware that the end is fast approaching, he plays his last card.
Meanwhile, Christ arrives on Earth and teams up with Fátima, who is convinced she can create a miracle to avoid the final battle between JFK and Fidel Castro and save the world as we know it.
At the end, something really extraordinary happens!

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João Cerqueira has a PhD in History of Art from the University of Oporto
. He is the author of seven books: Art and Literature in the Spanish Civil War, Blame it on to much freedom, The Tragedy of Fidel Castro, Devil’s Observations, Maria Pia: Queen and Woman, José de Guimarães (publish in China by the Today Art Museum), José de Guimarães: Public Art.
His novels satirize modern society and use irony and humour to provoke reflection and controversy.
Is represented by Kontext Agency.

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I JKF
II FIDEL CASTRO
III FÁTIMA

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"Novels like The Tragedy of Fidel Castro are the untamed mustangs of fiction that, unlike most other books, run wild and free, contemptuous of the confinement that the corral of ordinary classification would imprison them in."
- Mike Gray, The American Culture

"João Cerqueira's novel is an energetic, bizarre, and extremely clever take on two heavily fictionalized leaders'."
- Aaron Simon, Bullet Reviews

"The Tragedy of Fidel Castro is a phantasmagoric odyssey through a highly imaginative prose universe of discovery and inquest. It's a magic realism hybrid of sacrificial lambs and Revolution, capitalistic decadence, and celestial consequence. I expect that this rich and unique narrative voice will illuminate a phosphorescent trajectory in the future annals of the New Millennial World Lit!"
- Mark Spitzer - Toad Suck Review Editor, Professor of Writing at the University of Central Arkansas

"Brilliant satire, playfully serious [...] do not waste even a single paragraph"
- Rita Bonet, Os Meus Livros

"The author brilliantly balances the formal tone and themes of capitalism, socialism and religion with an appropriate dose of the ridiculous. [...] The feeling I got with each page was one that I compare to the first time I read The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan. I might not get it completely at first but it all ties together by the end and there's a feeling of having expanded my world view a bit on every page. [...] If you're a fan of satire, history, or generally good literature, I highly recommend this novel.
- Rabid Readers Review

''Cerqueira shows potential to be a big name in the future.''
- Contemporary Literary Review India"

This book has amazing depth and connections that bear repeated scrutiny and investigation. The Tragedy of Fidel Castro is highly relevant to our society today, and I highly recommend it."
- San Francisco Book Review

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