Silent Wing Criticism

Jose Raul Bernardo
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The historical romance Silent Wing is author José Raúl Bernardo's second novel. Upon publication it was well-received, especially by those readers who have an appreciation for the depth and complexity of the life of Jose Julian Marti. Concerned with such themes as Honor and Truth, Freedom and Tyranny, Love and Promises Made, Bernardo views a story hardly removed by time. The political questions raised could be applied today in several parts of the world, including modern Cuba. Yet, Bernardo does not limit his narrative to such compelling themes. He touches upon passion and desire as well. Brad Hooper, a contributor in Booklist called it a "greatly atmospheric historical novel" which "opens with a heartwarming scene." That is the brief scene in which Sol is instructed to go to the small church and implore a vision of her future love. Hooper recommended the novel...

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