Salvadoran revolutionary poet Roque Dalton reflects on his time in Prague, where he witnessed the popular uprising and the Soviet invasion in 1968. This book won the Casa de las Américas Literary Award and established Dalton among the best young poets in Latin America. Published by the Roque Dalton Publishing Project.
About the Author
An enormously influential figure in the history of Latin America as a poet, essayist, intellectual and revolutionary. As a poet who brilliantly fused politics and art, his example could be said to have permanently changed the direction of Central American poetry. His legacy extends beyond his achievements as a poet to his political writings and his work as revolutionary.