Issue Details: First known date: 2010 2010
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'Cuba, 1959: In the final year of his life, Errol Flynn found time for one last adventure. The dashing star of many Hollywood films had always longed to be a real hero. Fidel Castro was the genuine article, and now he was looking for fame. What each man had the other wanted and, as revolution raged around them, the stage was set for an explosive encounter.

'Cuba is on the brink of revolution and Errol Flynn is there making what will be his final film. When they meet, Errol is involved in the latest in a long line of relationships with under-age women, while Fidel is ready to march triumphantly into Havana after overthrowing the Batista government. Within days of the coup, Errol is chased out of Cuba with a firing squad and Fidel hot on his heels.

'Featuring a full cast of Hollywood movie stars, beautiful women, Cuban revolutionaries and New York mobsters, Errol, Fidel and the Cuban Rebel Girls is the story of two men at the opposite ends of astonishing careers. It is a story with two heroes ... but there is only ever room for one.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Oola, my small companion.
  • Epigraph: 'You once liked the blissful mobility, but then you wonder, who's the real you? And who's the chap on the screen? You know, I catch myself acting out my life like a goddamn script'. -Errol Flynn

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Works about this Work

Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 31 July 2010; (p. 26)

— Review of Errol, Fidel and the Cuban Rebel Girls Boyd Anderson 2010 single work novel ; Comrades Dominic Knight 2010 single work novel
Untitled Scott Whitmont , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , August vol. 90 no. 1 2010; (p. 41)

— Review of Errol, Fidel and the Cuban Rebel Girls Boyd Anderson 2010 single work novel
Well Read Patrick Allington , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 7 August 2010; (p. 24)

— Review of Errol, Fidel and the Cuban Rebel Girls Boyd Anderson 2010 single work novel
Take Three Ian McFarlane , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 22 August 2010; (p. 26)

— Review of A Few Right Thinking Men Sulari Gentill 2010 single work novel ; Errol, Fidel and the Cuban Rebel Girls Boyd Anderson 2010 single work novel
How Flynn Got in with Castro Steve Dow , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 31 October 2010; (p. 9)

— Review of Errol, Fidel and the Cuban Rebel Girls Boyd Anderson 2010 single work novel
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 31 July 2010; (p. 26)

— Review of Errol, Fidel and the Cuban Rebel Girls Boyd Anderson 2010 single work novel ; Comrades Dominic Knight 2010 single work novel
Untitled Scott Whitmont , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , August vol. 90 no. 1 2010; (p. 41)

— Review of Errol, Fidel and the Cuban Rebel Girls Boyd Anderson 2010 single work novel
Well Read Patrick Allington , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 7 August 2010; (p. 24)

— Review of Errol, Fidel and the Cuban Rebel Girls Boyd Anderson 2010 single work novel
Take Three Ian McFarlane , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 22 August 2010; (p. 26)

— Review of A Few Right Thinking Men Sulari Gentill 2010 single work novel ; Errol, Fidel and the Cuban Rebel Girls Boyd Anderson 2010 single work novel
How Flynn Got in with Castro Steve Dow , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 31 October 2010; (p. 9)

— Review of Errol, Fidel and the Cuban Rebel Girls Boyd Anderson 2010 single work novel
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