Download e-book for iPad: O Punho e a Renda by Edgard Telles Ribeiro

Literature

By Edgard Telles Ribeiro

*This is the unique publication in Portuguese that was once later translated to English as His personal Man.

About the author:

Brazilian writer and diplomat Edgard Telles Ribeiro (b. 1944) spent a peripatetic youth in Marseille and diverse different ecu towns. After returning to Brazil, he labored as a journalist, filmmaker, and professor of movie reports ahead of coming into the overseas carrier. His debut novel O Craido Mudo (The evening Table), was once released in English to severe acclaim as i might Have enjoyed Him If I Had now not Killed Him, and was once accordingly translated into Dutch, German, and Spanish. Later novels and brief tale collections have garnered probably the most very important literary prizes in Brazil, together with the Jabuti Prize (twice), the Brazilian Academy of Letters Prize; and for his newest novel, HIS personal guy, the Brazilian PEN Prize (2011). He presently divides his time among big apple and Rio de Janeiro.

Sobre o livro:

Em seu novo romance, O PUNHO E A RENDA — que já vem sendo considerado uma obra-prima da ficção política e seu mais importante trabalho —, Edgar Telles Ribeiro, escritor e diplomata, mergulha nos bastidores das embaixadas, revelando suas tensões e disputas. Não se trata, porém, do rendilhado charmoso da vida social das rodas diplomáticas — Edgard abre, pela primeira vez no Brasil, uma caixa preta: tendo como tema a ditadura brasileira e as formas de opressão que o sistema gerou no período do regime militar (1964-1985), a obra revela os subterrâneos sinistros da Operação Condor e lida com os grupos de direita que atuaram dentro do Itamaraty nessa época. Aborda complôs para derrubar governos, cumplicidades com torturas, a sede de subir na carreira.

Show description

Read or Download O Punho e a Renda PDF

Similar literature books

Read e-book online Slip of the Knife (Paddy Meehan, Book 3) PDF

A magnificent new mystery that includes Paddy Meehan, the most praised heroines given that Temperance Brennan, from "a emerging superstar on the planet of crime fiction" (Laura Miller, Salon). Paddy Meehan is not any stranger to murder--as a reporter she lives at crime scenes--but not anything has ready her for this stopover at from the police. Her former boyfriend and fellow journalist Terry Patterson has been came across hooded and shot in the course of the head. Paddy understands she's going to be of little help--she had now not visible Terry in additional than six months. So she is bewildered to profit that during his will he has left her his apartment and a number of other suitcases choked with notes. Drawn right into a maze of secrets and techniques and lies, Paddy starts off making connections to Terry's homicide that not anyone else has noticeable, and shortly reveals herself trapped within the so much important--and dangerous--story of her career.

Get The Lower River PDF

"[Hock] is aware he's ensorcelled via exoticism, yet he can't aid himself. And, as issues move from undesirable to worse and the pages begin to flip swifter, neither will we. A. "—Entertainment Weekly

When he was once a tender guy, Ellis Hock spent 4 of the simplest years of his existence with the Peace Corps in Malawi. So while his spouse of forty-two years leaves him, he comes to a decision to come back to the village the place he was once stationed looking for the happiness he'd been lacking in view that he left. yet what he reveals isn't what he anticipated. the varsity he outfitted is a wreck, the church and health facility are long past, and poverty and apathy have set in one of the people.

They consider Ellis and welcome him with open hands. quickly, despite the fact that, their overtures flip menacing; they call for funds and refuse to allow him go away the village. Is his new lifestyles an break out or a trap?

"Theroux's bravely unsentimental novel a few zone the place he started his personal grand profession should still develop into a part of anybody's schooling within the continent. "—Washington Post

"The reduce River is riveting in its storytelling and provocative in its depiction of this African backwater, infusing either with undertones of slavery and cannibalism, savagery and illness. "—New York occasions e-book evaluate

Download PDF by Patrick Modiano: Libro de familia

Todo arranca con un nacimiento: un padre contempla tras el cristal de los angeles maternidad a su hija que duerme plácidamente. En los angeles mano, ese padre sostiene el libro de familia para inscribirla en el registro civil. Ese libro de familia es el punto de partida de una indagación en el pasado en los angeles que se entremezcla lo biográfico y lo novelesco.

Get Look Homeward, Angel PDF

The beautiful, vintage coming-of-age novel written via one in all America's best Southern writers

A mythical writer on par with William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor, Thomas Wolfe released glance Homeward, Angel, his first novel, a few younger man's burning wish to depart his small city and tumultuous kin looking for a greater existence, in 1929. It gave the area facts of his genius and introduced a robust legacy.

the radical follows the trajectory of Eugene Gant, a super and stressed younger guy whose wanderlust and fervour form his adolescent years in rural North Carolina. Wolfe acknowledged that glance Homeward, Angel is "a e-book made from my life," and his mostly autobiographical tale concerning the quest for a better highbrow existence has resonated with and encouraged generations of readers, together with a few of today's most crucial novelists. wealthy with lyrical prose and bright characterizations, this twentieth-century American vintage will seize the hearts and imaginations of each reader.

Additional resources for O Punho e a Renda

Example text

Perhaps the modern notion of angst does as well as any other. 9 "Und heisset Gott nach dem ersten Principio nicht Gott, sondern Grimmigkeit, Zornigkeit, ernstlicher Quell, davon sich das Bose urkundet" (De tribus principiis, i, 8). "And God is not called God according to the first Principle; but according to that, he is called Wrathfulness, Anger, the earnest [severe or tart] Source, from which Evil ... (has its} Original" (Bohme, Works, i: 10). 10 "so nun nicht das andere Principium in der Geburt des Sohnes anbrache und aufginge, so ware der Vater ein finster Thai" (De tribus principiis 4, 58).

Wishing to become brighter and more powerful than God, Lucifer exerted contraction in himself to such a degree that the sweet quality was dried up and his body became hard, cold and dark, unable to receive light/love. At this point, Bohme states that God could not foresee this rebellion (or it would not have been a free act) and that he was powerless to prevent it: he could not meet Lucifer with love because Lucifer had already rejected love, while meeting him with anger would only have hastened his downfall.

In the circumstances, it is of primary importance to uncover the aims and strategies that shaped Franckenberg's Bohme-myth. To achieve this, one must recognize the text's genre, the conventions and assumptions on which it relies. That is to say, one must recognize its remarkable conformity to hagiography in the principle governing the selection of material, in the interpretations this receives, and in the personal traits attributed to the hero. Franckenberg's Bohme, in other words, is in every respect a typical, or stereotypical, saint, and may well bear no more resemblance to the actual historical person than the legendary heroes of medieval hagiography did.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.79 of 5 – based on 36 votes