The Land

By Antônio Torres

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Latin America /Travel

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"


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ISBN 0-930523-25-3 Pbk US $7.95 /UK £6.99

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