“It’s a gift for us to know that a tendency which we defend has other defenders like Amir, although with a more modern and fresher point of view than the reality he narrates”.
Jesús Díaz, Cuban writer
PRIMERA MENCIÓN DE CUENTO, PREMIO DAVID DE LA UNEAC 1986
The only book mentioned for the important David Prize awarded by the Union of Cuban Writers, this work is considered by critics as the first book of the young generation of writers that, from a critical perspective, reflects on essential problems in the development of Cuban youth such as political intolerance, the double morality, stagnation, false patriotism and bureaucracy, among other things.
With this work the author won the First Mention of the Jury, David Prize, 1986. Juried by Eduardo Heras León, Abel Prieto and Imeldo Álvarez.
Editorial Letras Cubanas, Cuba, 1989
120 pages. 15 stories and 6 Vignettes