By Antônio Torres
Translated from the Portuguese by Margaret A Neves
A modern classic of Brazilian literature recounting the tragedies of rural life in Brazil's arid Backlands. 140 pages
Cover and internal woodcut illustrations by Brazilian artist Djanira
" I very much admire the warmth, the irony, the style of The Land, which so brilliantly describes the lives of poor people in a village whose life is leaving it." DORIS LESSING
"Fine portraiture...weaves the twisted threads that run between Brazil's opposed cultures"
ISBN 0-930523-25-3 Pbk US $7.95 /UK £6.99