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Romance of the Stone of the Kingdom and the Prince of Coming-and-Going Blood (Romance d’A Pedra do Reino e o Príncipe do Sangue do Vai-e-Volta) by Ariano Suassuna

The word sertão is often translated as “backlands”, albeit to the Brazilians it denotes a specific region in the northeast of the country. Its area is approximately 250,000 square miles and the predominant relief is that of low uplands covered … Continue reading

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Outrageously Out of Print: Ten Books You Didn’t Even Know Existed in Translation

The heading is unapolagetically clickbaity as I sincerely hope that you do know about the existence of at least some of the titles listed below. The idea for the post cristallised after several occasions when I was planning to write … Continue reading

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