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The Sad End of Poliarpo Quaresma Penguin Modern By : Lima Barreto

The Sad End of Poliarpo Quaresma Penguin Modern
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  • Author: Lima Barreto
    Publication Date: 05/06/2014
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Policarpo Quaresma - fastidious civil servant, dedicated patriot, self-styled visionary - is a defender of all things Brazilian, full of schemes to improve his beloved homeland. Yet somehow each of his ventures, whether it is petitioning for Brazil's national language to be changed, buying a farm to prove the richness and fertility of the land, or offering support to government forces as they suppress a military revolt - results in ridicule and disaster. Quixotic and hapless, Quaresma's dreams will eventually be his undoing. Funny, despairing, moving and absurd, Lima Barreto's masterpiece shows a man and a country caught in the violent clash between illusion and reality, hope and decline, sanity and madness.

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Number of Pages: 100 Pages
Bar Code: 9780141395708
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What's in the Box? 1 x The Sad End of Poliarpo Quaresma Penguin Modern

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