The Messenger

The Messenger


Enrico, the world's most highly paid tenor, lands in Havana in 1920, carrying with him the death threat of the Sicilian Black Hand. But when a bomb explodes during a performance, and he runs terrified into the arms of a Chinese widow, he is not running from his destiny but towards it.

About the author

Mayra Montero

Mayra Montero was born in Havana, Cuba in 1952. She has published four novels and a short story collection and lives in Puerto Rico.
Learn More

Sign up to the Penguin Newsletter

For the latest books, recommendations, author interviews and more