This book is a very popular book in Spain. It has been translated into many different languages, and the cover is still being updated with new parts every year.This book is an account of the Cuban Revolution from the point of view of a young man who was influenced by it. The main character's life follows the course that took his country to democracy - from dictatorship to pluralism, and back again. It describes this process in great detail, using only a few brief paragraphs to illustrate each step along the way. This unique approach made it possible for this book to reach so many readers around the world – including people who were not familiar with Cuba or Cuban history, and even those who did know about Cuba, but had never heard of this particular person's biography before!