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By José Lins do Rego

ISBN-10: 8503011913

ISBN-13: 9788503011914

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José Lins do Rego Cavalcanti (July three, 1901 in Pilar Paraíba - September 12, 1957 in Rio de Janeiro) used to be a Brazilian novelist such a lot identified for his semi-autobiographical "sugarcane cycle." those novels have been the root of flicks that had distribution within the English conversing global. in addition to Graciliano Ramos and Jorge Amado he stands as one of many maximum regionalist writers of Brazil. in line with Otto Maria Carpeaux (Brazilian literary critic), José Lins was once "the final of the tale tellers". His first novel, Menino de Engenho ("Boy from the plantation"), used to be released with trouble, yet quickly it received praised through the critics.

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José Lins do Rego tinha paixão por futebol e, neste romance, o leitor vai saber dos bastidores do jogo, os negócios rendosos, sua política e politicalha. Joca é o personagem primary, saído do inside do Rio de Janeiro, de origem extremamente pobre, acaba conseguindo fama e dinheiro no futebol carioca. A narrativa gira ainda em torno de três famílias de camadas sociais diferentes e seus destinos trágicos.

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He feared, darkly, some punishment for not having heard it. Tired and excited, he conceived o f paying an im­ mediate visit to the red shed. By force o f will he postponed it till dawn. He busied himself with the particulars o f that incredible visit: how to manage, after a night o f insomnia, to wake up early; how to begin talking to Bernheim; how to allude to the previous conversation. At daybreak he fell asleep; he dreamed. In his dream, he was leaving Saint-Martin again, he again felt the pain o f departing from Irene, and he wrote that pain in another letter.

55 “ It5s not the same thing. His governorship is troubled by his usual illness: headaches. It5s an honor to work for M. Castel. Sick as he is, he doesn't leave Julien for a moment. And M. De Brinon, as well: sacrificing himself all day long, as if he weren't a nobleman. It's in the blood. 55 “ Almost never. 55 Dreyfus avoided his glance. Then he explained, "The ones who are left, the healthy ones. 55 “ No; not even I can go into the room. M. " “ And you? ” “ I didn’t come. ” He wondered if anybody had noticed that the prison had been left without head officers.

Again I remembered that my stay in the Guianas was merely an episode in my life. Time would erase it, as it did other dreams. He went from one obsession to the next. He felt he was to be blamed for the Priest’s blindness and for the shortage o f medi­ cines for the sick. He decided to go back to Cayenne immediately to pick up the orders he had failed to bring. He called the orderly. A P L A N F O R E S C A P E *57 Nobody answered. He packed his suitcase and carried it himself to the Bellcrophon.

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