I thoroughly njoyed reading this It brings to life their friendship and I found it to be a great read A very balanced and insightful
examination of their relationship The good part first The story covers their association well and the overarching story comes to of their relationship The good part first The story covers their association well and the overarching story comes to conclusion which is factual But the problem I had was it lacked any xcitement any colour vigour which a story of this nature should deliver To me the main point of any narrative on a subject as this should be
relationship between the nation people and their new revolutionary leaders There was nothing on how the Cubans lives were changed what went on before the revolution and after To tell this story which was so dry I could only read it in small bites it needed to give an account of fidels decisions and how that impacted on the people surely that is th. 'As xciting and readable as a Cold War thriller' The Times 'Brings back the danger and intense Second Time Loving emotions of that revolutionary periodit reads like adventure fiction' Independent The story of the remarkable and revolutionary friendship between two of the most iconic figures in twentieth century history Fidel Castro and Ernesto Che Guevara Not yet thirty Fidel Castro and Ernesto Guevara met in 1955 while both inxile in Mexico City Guevara the Argentine doctor plagued by asthma had re. To the Congo The Congo and Bolivia both misguided ventures were disasters in part because Castro abandoned Guevara logistically However the author insists that cordial relations and xtreme respect continued to between the two comradesDespite the differing views of the stateThe Relationship Between The Nation
Of Relations Between Castro And Reidrelations between Castro and Guevara Reid has put together a vivid and absorbing re creation of Castro and his revolt in Cuba Che Guevara and Fidel Castro are genuine towering icons of the 20th century A well researched and interesting account of the two revolutionary figures The author clearly knows a lot about the subject matter Not as good as Jon Anderson s biography but not really meant to be This book focuses on the interaction between Che and Fidel and less on the historical context Very much worth the time just not an in depth stud. Moscow and Washington Simon Reid Henry uncovers for the first time the full story behind the central relationship of the Cuban revolution their shared revolutionary ambitions their conflicting personalities the wilfulness that bound them together and the pressures that would tear them apart Fidel and Che is the story of two men who shared a common dream; who became friends comrades and brothers in arms; and who finally would make an pic choice between their friendship and their belie. .
Summary Fidel and Che: The Revolutionary Friendship Between Fidel Castro and Che Guevara.
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To Change The Masses Liveschange the masses lives Reid Henry has composed a compelling primer on the state of revolutionary politics in Cuba in the late 1950 s and the 1960 s The writer uses duel portraits of Fidel Castro and Ernesto Che Guevara to plot first their symbiotic objectives for the Cuban revolt and secondly their divergence over Cuba s post revolution relations with the Soviet Union and finally Castro s betrayal of Guevara when he pulled the rug from under his ill fated mission to BoliviaContrary to the opinion in the Dark Awakening excellent Che Guevera A Revolutionary Life by Jon Lee Anderson as well as Tad Szulc s Fidel A Critical Portrait Reid Henry concludes there was no acrimony between Castro and Guevara Both Anderson and Szulcxpound at length there was bitterness that marked the years prior to Guevara s departure. Ached the nd of the travels he began by motorcycle several years before Fidel Castro peasant's son scholar and rebel had just fled Cuba fearing for his life Over the next twelve years until Guevara's death in 1967 their journey together would take them from the safe houses
of Mexico's political underground to war in the Cuban mountains and ultimately into the heart ofMexico's political underground to war in the Cuban mountains and ultimately into the heart of Cold War Drawing on xtensive research including declassified material and interviews with key figures in Havana.