Blues for a Lost Childhood

By Antônio Torres

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Latin America /Travel

Translated from the Portuguese with an Introduction by John Parker

This novel of Brazil's teeming cities vibrates to a rhythm of jazz and gunshots. RI also publishes Torres' novel The Land, a modern classic of Brazilian literature recounting the tragedies of rural life in Brazil's arid Backlands. 200 pages

"Superbly translated. Torres succeeds brilliantly in orchestrating the narrator's visions, memories, lullabies, poetry into a cohesive whole." PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

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ISBN 0-930523-68-7 Pbk US $9.95 /UK £5.95

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