Books tagged: brazilian literature

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Terra Amaldiçoada
Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 43,590. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Gosta de um bom suspense, cheio de tensão e reviravoltas, e com um final surpreendente? Então, “Terra Amaldiçoada” prenderá você do início ao fim!
The Prophet from Pedras
Price: $6.45 USD. Words: 59,600. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014 by Mondial. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
At the beginning of the 1930's, when the Brazilian version of fascism - the movement of the green shirts and the sigma symbol of the socalled "integralists" - appear in Southern Brazil, Ludvig Kapstein, a non-practicing Jew, decides to leave his city and move far away. He is nicknamed "Prophet" because of his long beard, his wisdom and his free spirit...
The Diplomat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
"At forty, he was disabused of his ambitions, but his temper remained the same, and, his conjugal vocation notwithstanding, he still couldn’t find a bride. More than one would have would have accepted him with great pleasure; he was so circumspect he lost them all."
Coimbra the Clerk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
The aging clerk Coimbra no longer believes in much. Not even his long-standing faith in the lottery--"I'm no longer of the age to hope," he admits--is entirely steadfast. He resolves, then, to buy one last ticket, for the drawing for the huge sum of five hundred contos.
The Pale Woman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Máximo, an impoverished young poet and student, inherits a fortune on the unexpected death of his godfather. His own fortunes, however, are not greatly improved.
Sooner the Tarpeian Rock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"People recall an abyss with pleasure; it is impossible to recall a bore without dread. Sooner the Tarpeian Rock than an author of ill repute."
Nameless Flower
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Martinha, in her forties, finds herself alone. She has only the old aunt she lives with. One day, going through the mementos of her youth, she comes across a dried flower and reminisces about the circumstances in which, rare, beautiful, and fresh, it was given to her.
Holidays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Young José Martins, let out of class early one day, heads home with his uncle and his older sister. On the way, he and his sister try to guess the reason--a party? a birthday? an election victory?--for their unexpected dismissal from class.
A School Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Coming of age
Chekhov noted that if, early in a story, mention was made of a rifle hanging on the wall, it would eventually have to go off. Hanging on the window frame of the schoolhouse in Machado de Assis's "A School Story" is not a rifle, but a paddle, complete with five holes drilled in it.
Trio in A Minor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In "Trio in A Minor," Machado's classic tale of a love triangle in Brazilian high society, the intrigue plays out to the tune of the old sonata of the absolute.