'Kruijt is clearly a marvellous interviewer ... [and] has provided us here with a valuable source of material to supplement the available texts and, more importantly, to get some idea of the motivations of the participants.'E-International Relations`A riveting account of the guerrilla years in Latin America from the vantage point of the senior Cuban officers involved. Their evidence contributes to an unrivalled and original story that all those who have followed the Cuban Revolution over the years will appreciate.'
Richard Gott, author of Guerrilla Movements in Latin America and Cuba: A New History
`An extraordinary book: deep, erudite and appealing. This is the Cuban Revolution as analyzed through the voices of its key actors.'
Francisco Rojas Aravena, rector of the University for Peace
`Dirk Kruijt has crafted the finest book I have ever read about the Cuban Revolution and the lives of its revolutionaries, with rich narratives rooted in meticulous research. This book is a rare gift to any student of Cuba.'
Timothy Wickham-Crowley, Georgetown University
`This book is a gem. Kruijt's unique talent for getting into radicals' minds and motivations gives us a wonderfully honest and eloquent testimony to Cuba's historic relationship with the Latin American left, past and present.'
Antoni Kapcia, author of Leadership in the Cuban Revolution'Third level students and teachers of Latin American politics, development studies and related disciplines will find this book a very welcome aid.'Policy and Practiceshow more