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The War of the End of the World

The War of the End of the World

Mario Vargas Llosa
The War of the End of the World is one of the great modern historical novels. Inspired by a real episode in Brazilian history, Mario Vargas Llosa tells the story of an apocalyptic movement, led by a mysterious prophet, in which prostitutes, beggars and bandits establish Canudos, a new republic, a libertarian paradise. [...more]
Set in Brazil
Historical
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The Shape of Bones

The Shape of Bones

Daniel Galera
A man rises at 5 a.m. and leaves his home. He does not wake his wife or child to bid them goodbye. He starts his car - an SUV filled with survival gear - but does not drive to his friend's house as planned. Instead he glides through the sleeping [...more]
Set in Porto Alegre
Contemporary Fiction
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Flesh and Bone and Water

Flesh and Bone and Water

Luiza Sauma
Brazilian-born doctor André Cabral is living in London when one day he receives a letter from his home country, which he left nearly thirty years ago. A letter he keeps in his pocket for weeks, but tells no one about. The letter prompts André [...more]
Set in Rio de Janeiro
Contemporary Fiction
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The Dancing Turtle

The Dancing Turtle

Pleasant DeSpain, David Boston
Turtle loves to dance and play the flute. But her exuberance puts her at risk when her music attracts the attention of a brave hunter who brings her home to make turtle stew. After she is caught, her only hope for escape is the hunter's children ... [...more]
Set in Brazil
Children's Fiction Contemporary Fiction
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The Sock Thief: A Soccer Story

The Sock Thief: A Soccer Story

Ana Crespo
Brazilian boy Felipe wants to play soccer, but he doesn't have a soccer ball. So, when it's his turn to take one to school, he uses a little bit of creativity and a few socks. Felipe is the sock thief, but finding socks is not that easy and the [...more]
Set in Brazil
Children's Fiction
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The Book of Rio: A City in Short Fiction (Reading the City)

The Book of Rio: A City in Short Fiction (Reading the City)

João Gilberto Noll, Domingos Pellegrini, Elvira Vigna, Patricia Melo, João Ximenes Braga, Cesar Cardoso, Luiz Ruffato, Nei Lopes, Sergio Sant'Anna, Marcelo Moutinho
It's the city the rest of the world descends on to party.... whether for the spectacular annual Carnival, the sun-kissed beaches, the World Cup, or, in 2016, the Olympics. It's also a place that s sadly become synonymous with some of the excesses of [...more]
Set in Rio de Janeiro
Contemporary Fiction Short Stories
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Dry Season

Dry Season

Dan Smith
On the banks of a sprawling Brazilian river lies São Tiago. A place poised between the old ways and the new, fought over by gangsters and big business. It's a town for people with nowhere else to run; a place where Sam, a former priest, has ended [...more]
Set in Brazil
Contemporary Fiction
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My Two Worlds

My Two Worlds

Sergio Chejfec
Approaching his fiftieth birthday, the narrator is wandering in an unfamiliar Brazilian city, in search of a park. A walker by inclination and habit, he has decided to explore the city after attending a literary conference--he was invited following [...more]
Set in Brazil
Contemporary Fiction
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The Testament

The Testament

John Grisham
In a plush Virginia office, a rich, angry old man is furiously rewriting his will. With his death just hours away, Troy Phelan wants to send a message to his children, his ex-wives, and his minions a message that will touch off a vicious legal [...more]
Set in Brazil
Action & Adventure Contemporary Fiction Crime and Mystery
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Hilda Hurricane: A Novel

Hilda Hurricane: A Novel

Roberto Drummond
Eighteen-year-old Hilda, known as "the girl in the gold bikini" when she swam at her country club in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, abruptly leaves the gilded life to take up residence in room 304 of the Hotel Marvelous-as a prostitute. There she becomes [...more]
Set in Brazil
Biographical Contemporary Fiction Historical Romance
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Ancient Blood: The Amazon

Ancient Blood: The Amazon

Jack Franklin, Bob Nailor
Time has allowed evil to lurk and grow in the jungles of Brazil for over 500 years. Today that evil wants free. What can a young woman do when confronted with the reality of horror? Ana is an anthropologist and so intent on being one with a lost tribe she will do anything, even hunt human prey. [...more]
Set in Brazil
Action & Adventure Contemporary Fiction Suspense
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Lessons from a Street Kid

Lessons from a Street Kid

Craig Kielburger
After starting 'Free The Children' when he was twelve years old, Craig Kielburger continued his crusade in Brazil. It was on the streets of Salvador, Brazil, that Craig learned the firsthand stories of street children. In this easy-to-read, [...more]
Set in Brazil
Children's Fiction Contemporary Fiction
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Brave Music of a Distant Drum

Brave Music of a Distant Drum

Manu Herbstein
A blind old slave woman, Ama, summons her son to come and write down her story so that her granddaughter and her granddaughter's children can one day read it and know their history. Ama's son, Kwame Zumbi - named Zacharias Williams by the white [...more]
Set in Brazil
Contemporary Fiction
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The Spies

The Spies

Luís Fernando Veríssimo
A frustrated publisher receives a mysterious angst-ridden manuscript: 'a friend' must send it in installments; its contents would put the author in danger. As he pieces together the story, he learns that the author is the wife of one of the two [...more]
Set in Brazil
Contemporary Fiction
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Blood of the Wicked (Chief Inspector Mario Silva Investigations (Paperback))

Blood of the Wicked (Chief Inspector Mario Silva Investigations (Paperback))

Leighton Gage
Chief Inspector Mario Silva goes to a small town in the interior of Brazil to investigate the murder of a bishop - and suddenly finds himself involved in a war between wealthy landowners and the landless. [...more]
Set in Brazil
Contemporary Fiction Crime and Mystery
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The Summer Prince

The Summer Prince

Alaya Dawn Johnson
A heart-stopping story of love, death, technology, and art set amid the tropics of a futuristic Brazil. The lush city of Palmares Tres shimmers with tech and tradition, with screaming gossip casters and practiced politicians. In the midst of this [...more]
Set in Brazil
Historical Romance
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Free City

Free City

João Almino, Rhett Mcneil
Free City focuses on the city of Brasilia, the social swirl of its early years, when contractors, corporate profiteers, idealists, politicians, mystical sects, and even celebrities mingled--including Aldous Huxley, Fidel Castro, Andre Malraux, John [...more]
Set in Brazil
Contemporary Fiction
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Love & the Goddess

Love & the Goddess

Mary Elizabeth Coen
When cookery teacher Kate Canavan’s perfect life falls apart she moves to Galway City. Kate’s friend James urges her to love and nurture herself, but mischievous Ella persuades her to dust off her unused dating skills. So Kate explores the world [...more]
Set in Brazil, Peru
Contemporary Fiction
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Captains of the Sands (Penguin Classics)

Captains of the Sands (Penguin Classics)

Jorge Amado
A Brazilian Lord of the Flies. about a group of boys who live by their wits and daring in the slums of Bahia They call themselves Captains of the Sands. a gang of orphans and runaways who live by their wits and daring in the torrid slums and sleazy [...more]
Set in Brazil
Action & Adventure Contemporary Fiction
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The Seven Sisters

The Seven Sisters

Lucinda Riley
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HistoricalRomance
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