The first Brazilian edition sold out in a few weeks, and the novel has been shortlisted for literary awards in Brazil and Portugal. Most recently it has been short-listed for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2015.
|Foreword to the English edition Jan Rocha|
|Letters to someone who doesn’t exist|
|Her first pair of glasses|
|The clandestine marriage|
|Letter to a friend|
|Books and revolution|
|The day the Earth stood still|
|Left in the lurch|
|Immunity, a paradox|
|Memories, an inventory|
|Giving up literature|
|The army almanac|
|The Council meeting|
|Streets and names|
|Survivors, an afterthought|
|The meeting at the barracks|
|Message to comrade Klemente|
|To the reader|
'A riveting novel and an important historical document... Always gripping'
'This important and powerful novel ... lyrically translated from the Portuguese. Highly recommended'
' ... a substantial literary work '
Hamilton Pereira (Pedro Tierra)
'Few tales have left such an impression on me, both for the tragic force of the narrative and for the feeling of revolt that it arouses'
'I couldn 't stop reading from the first page to the last'
'A masterpiece ... unique'
'A remarkable book! One of the best accounts, perhaps the very best, written on the theme of the disappeared'
Bernardo Kucinski is a Brazilian journalist and political scientist, professor at the University of São Paulo.
Sue Branford Sue Branford reports from Latin America for the BBC and The Guardian.
Genres littéraires et gender dans les Amériques
2019https://doi.org/10.4000/books.pubp.3475 [Citations: 0]