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Title Longe de Manaus / Francisco José Viegas.
Author Viegas, Francisco José.
Publication Porto : Porto Editora, 2013.
Edition 1a. edition.
Description 479 pages ; 21 cm.
Call # POR FIC VIEGAS
Series Obras de Francisco José Viegas
Obras de Francisco José Viegas.
Summary After launching an investigation into the death of an unknown man found in an apartment Area of Porto, Jaime Ramos is taken to examine the paths that transport between Portugal, Brazil and Angola memory. This triangle live lonely characters who disappear without a trace and whose biographies tries to rebuild from scratch, bailing only your imagination. This route will transport the reader to Beirut nineteenth century to the heart of the Amazon to Manaus and contemporary, from Porto to Sao Paulo from Luanda to Rio de Janeiro and Amapá, the war in Angola and Guinea to empty apartments which are collected corpses , memories and silences. This crossing geographies and types in humans causes hallucinations narrator himself, who now writes in Portuguese of Portugal, now in Portuguese of Brazil, and the investigator Jaime Ramos, who is forced to invent stories of destruction to their world has some sense . Rebuilding the very language of the crime novel, subverting its rules, written in different languages and tones, Far from Manaus is the romance of solitude Portuguese, distant and blurred picture of a country abandoned to their memories and to their disappearance.
Note In Portuguese.
Awards "Grande Prémio de Romance e Novela da APE"--Cover.
Subject Detective and mystery stories, Portuguese.
ISBN 9720045213
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