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Crooked Plow

Engels | 01-06-2023 | 288 Bekijk inkijkexemplaar


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Shortlisted for the International Booker Prize 2024. Heralded as the most important Brazilian novel of the century so far, this bestseller's unique blend of magic and social realism won it three literary awards and global acclaim. The prize winning international bestseller - 800,000 copies sold in Brazil 'I heard our grandmother asking what we were doing.'"Say something!" she demanded, threatening to tear out our tongues. Little did she know that one of us was holding her tongue in her hand.' Deep in Brazil's neglected Bahia hinterland, two sisters find an ancient knife beneath their grandmother's bed and, momentarily mystified by its power, decide to taste its metal. The shuddering violence that follows marks their lives and binds them together forever. Heralded as a new masterpiece and the most important Brazilian novel of this century, this fascinating and gripping story about the lives of subsistence farmers in the Brazil's poorest region, three generations after the abolition of slavery in that country is at once fantastic and realist, covering themes of family, spirituality, slavery and its aftermath and political struggle.


EAN :9781839766404
Uitgever :Veltman Distributie Import Books
Vertaler : Lorenz, Johnny
Publicatie datum :  01-06-2023
Uitvoering :Paperback / softback
common.Language :Engels
Status :Op voorraad bij leverancier
Aantal pagina's :288