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The Riddle of Qaf (O Enigma de Qaf)

LITERARY HISTORICAL FICTION The search of a woman by a man through the desert, The Riddle of Qaf narrates a simple story that fascinates thanks to the talent of the author to wed erudition with the creation of an intense and touching language. In this book, Mussa tells the search for the fictitious solution to […]

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The Master of the Left Side (O senhor do lado esquerdo)

LITERARY CRIME FICTION Mussa knows every Rio street–and savors them by name. His characters wade through a celebration of his beautiful, dangerous city of glorious extremes. One story leads into another, with several more embedded along the way, told by an endearing historian who can’t resist any temptation to tell you his own opinions on […]

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Sweet Gabito (Doce Gabito)

LITERARY FICTION Francisco Azevedo’s second novel tells the fantastic story of Gabriela Garcia Marques, born in 1967, in the midst of a rural communist guerrilla that happened in Brazil in that period. After the death of her parents by the military, she moves to Rio de Janeiro to live with her grandfather, Gregorio. During a […]

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Palma’s Rice (O Arroz de Palma)

LITERARY FICTION First novel to deal with Portuguese immigrating to Brazil in the 20th century, Palma’s Rice narrates the saga of a family in search of a better future, overcoming many hardships. In the hundred years in which the reader accompanies their lives, brothers and sisters fight and make up. Some marry happily, others part […]

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