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The Tuner of Silences

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 224 Nombre de pages
Mwanito has lived with his family completely cut off from the outside world, believing it to be dead, but at age eleven he meets a... Lire la suite
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Description

Mwanito has lived with his family completely cut off from the outside world, believing it to be dead, but at age eleven he meets a woman for the first time and begins to search for the truth outside of his isolated world.

Auteur

Mia Couto, an environmental biologist from Mozambique, is the author of 25 books of fiction, essays and poems in his native Portuguese. Couto's novels and short story collections have been translated into 20 languages. Two of his novels have been made into feature films. His work has been awarded important literary prizes in Mozambique, South Africa, Portugal, Italy and Brazil. His books have been bestsellers in Africa, Europe and Latin America. Six of Couto's books have been translated into English in the United Kingdom: two short story collections by Heinemann and four novels by Serpent's Tail. David Brookshaw is a professor of Hispanic, Portuguese, and Latin American Studies at the University of Bristol (London), and the General Editor of the HiPLA Monograph Series. He is the translator of six books by Couto, including "Sleepwalking Land" and "The Last Flight of the Flamingo."



Texte du rabat

"Eleven when I saw a woman for the first time, I was seized by such surprise I burst into tears."



Résumé
"Eleven when I saw a woman for the first time, I was seized by such surprise I burst into tears."

Détails sur le produit

Titre: The Tuner of Silences
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Code EAN: 9781926845951
ISBN: 978-1-926845-95-1
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Biblioasis
Genre: Romans et récits
nombre de pages: 224
Poids: 262g
Taille: H211mm x B146mm x T18mm
Année: 2013