Alejo Carpentier

Alejo Carpentier - Slick Cat Books

December 26, 1904 - April 24, 1980
Swiss-born Cuban novelist, essayist, musicologist and short story writer
Author of "The Kingdom of This World", "Explosion in a Cathedral" and "The Music of Cuba"
Was arrested and jailed in 1927 Cuba for his leftist, Communist-leaning magazine Revista de Avance which was co-created with Jorge Manach, Juan Marinello, Francisco Ichaso and Marti Casanovas

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