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Winning the Game and Other Stories free pdf In these seventeen stories by one of Brazil's foremost living authors, Fonseca introduces readers-with unsurpassed candor and keenness of observation-to a kaleidoscopic, often disturbing world. A hunchback sets his lascivious sights on seducing a beautiful woman. A wealthy businessman hires a ghost writer, with unexpected results. A family of modern-day urban cannibals celebrates a bizarre rite of passage. A man roams the nocturnal streets of Rio de Janeiro in search of meaning. A male ex-police reporter writes an advice column under a female pseudonym. A prosperous entrepreneur picks up a beautiful girl in his Mercedes only to discover his costly mistake. A loser elaborates a lethal plan to become, in his mind, a winner.

About Rubem Fonseca

RUBEM FONSECA, winner of the Premio Camoes (2003), the most prestigious literary prize for Portuguese language literature, the FIL Guadalajara prize (2003), and the inaugural Iberoamericano Manuel Rojas prize (2012) is one of Brazil s most distinguished contemporary authors. His critically-acclaimed novel Crimes of August is forthcoming from Tagus Press. CLIFFORD E. LANDERS has translated fifteen novels from the Portuguese."

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Author : Rubem Fonseca
Publisher : University of Massachusetts Press
Data Published : 30 March 2013
ISBN : 193322746X
EAN : 9781933227467
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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