Guillermo Cabrera Infante
Cuban writerDied when: 75 years 305 days (909 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Guillermo Cabrera Infante (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡiˈʎeɾmo kaˈβɾeɾa iɱˈfante];Gibara, 22 April 1929 – 21 February 2005) was a Cuban novelist, essayist, translator, screenwriter, and critic; in the 1950s he used the pseudonym G.
Caín, and used Guillermo Cain for the screenplay of the cult classic film Vanishing Point (1971).A one-time supporter of the politics of Fidel Castro, Cabrera Infante went into exile to London in 1965.
He is best known for the novel Tres tristes tigres (literally: "three sad tigers", published in English as Three Trapped Tigers), which has been compared favorably to James Joyce's Ulysses.
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