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By V. S. Naipaul

ISBN-10: 0307789292

ISBN-13: 9780307789297

In his long-awaited, enormously leading edge new novel, Naipaul, "one of literature's nice travelers" (Los Angles Times), spans continents and centuries to create what's instantaneously an autobiography and a fictional archaeology of colonialism. "Dickensian . . . a super new prism during which to view (Naipaul's) existence and work."--New York occasions.

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Aqui está a noiva", disse minha irmã. Agarrei Alicia pelos braços, e fomos ao Castanhal. "Mentira tua", comecei a dizer. " Ela jogou a cabeça para trás, rindo, sentou no chão coberto de folhas secas, se deitou, dizendo: "Vai ser na matriz, na catedral, fim de outubro". Mesmo assim, eu não acreditava: é uma tapeação, ela quer me provocar, pensei. Repeli tiu: "Na catedral... Vai lá na taberna do Saúva e pergunta aos teus amigos... pergunta ao arcebispo de Manaus". "Por que? O pai dele é aquele ricaço português, não épor isso?

Mas Jano tem a companhia do Macau", argumentou tio Ran. " Essas férias no Rio eram dias melancólicos para Ranulfo, que esperava a volta de Alicia como um lobo famélico, rondando a praça com passos ansiosos, os olhos procurando luz no quarto de Mundo. Quando Corel e Chiquilito iam filar o almoço na Vila da Ópera, meu tio falava da ausência de Alicia, o rosto exasperado, como se debatesse com um exército de carapanãs. Os amigos mudavam de assunto, discutiam política, mas eram idéias de cachorro, poeira de idéias.

A juta vai ser exportada para São Paulo, Argentina, África do Sul e Alemanha", disse Jano, enxugando a testa. "Li teu nome na lista de calouros da faculdade de direito. " "Amanhã... amanhã sem falta", exclamou, erguendo a cabeça e sorrindo, a boca aberta para o céu. Um sorriso rasgado. 91 Naiá e Alicia voltaram arroxeadas de tanto sol; Alu ia, a pele descascada, exaltava as delícias do Rio. "Ah, o nosso apartamento no edifício Labourdett! No coração de ( o pacabana, Lavo. A gente não está apenas na avenida A1 hn tica, a gente flutua no oceano, os olhos brincam com o mar.

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