The implacable order of things a novel by JosГ© LuГ­s Peixoto

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Published by N.A. Talese in New York .

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StatementJose Luis Peixoto ; translated from the Portuguese by Richard Zenith.
ContributionsZenith, Richard.
LC ClassificationsPQ9316.E59 N4613 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20008024M
ISBN 109780385524469
LC Control Number2007037272

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The Implacable Order of Things Jose Luis Peixoto, Author, Richard Zenith, Translator, trans. from the Portuguese by Richard Zenith.

Doubleday/Talese $ (p) ISBN - Nenhum Olhar (novel), translated into English as Blank Gaze or The implacable order of things,by Richard Zenith; - Uma Casa na Escuridão (novel) - Antídoto (fiction, narrative) - Cemitério de Pianos (novel) - Cal (fiction, narrative) - Livro (novel) - Abraço (memoir, narrative) - Galveias (novel)Born: September 4, (age 45), Galveias, Ponte.

Peixoto offers an appealing addition to the genre of rural magical realism with his debut novel, winner of Portugal’s José Saramago Award. Among the main figures in this panopticonic novel are José, a shepherd whose tranquility is shattered when, in his village tavern, “the devil” tells him he’s being cuckolded.

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