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FREE READ ↠ Terras do sem fim Originally published in Portuguese in 1943 as Terras do sem fim by Livraria Martins Editoria Brazil In this short novel the aristocratic Badaros family is p My first book read in Portuguese Yay A not so fictional tale which uses the boom of cacao plantations in Brazil as setting Romance tragedy betrayal and class struggle all in one book and beautifully written too

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FREE READ ↠ Terras do sem fim Itted against the middle class planter Colonel Horacio Silveira in a struggle to obtain a crucial piece of land for the growing of cacao Amado's true subjec The Violent Land tells through many characters the story of a land frought with cacao murder cacao politics cacao and money But mostly lots of cacao

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FREE READ ↠ Terras do sem fim T and one he freuently comes back to is the effect of the Bahia region's vast cacao plantations on the local citizens and the communities in which they live This is a fictional tale of the town of Ilheos in the southern Bahia region of Brazil around the time of the real cocoa rush about the 1920s It was written by Amado in 1945 who witnessed the situation when he was young about 6 The basics of the story centres around two of the wealthy main ruling Colonels being Badaro and Horacio they each own cocoa growing land neighbouring the Seueiro Grande forest this small section leads to a larger section of uncultivated forest the owners of which would control the whole area There are two basic ways to get it murder enter the killers Viriato Domiao et al or legal by fraudulently seizing it enter the lawyers Virgilio Ruy et al The most powerful and ruthless will win out you can guess it all ends in tears The book opens with a ferry trip on which side characters arrive including Magalhaes the conmanpoker player and Margot the prostitute The colonels have family of course including Barados daughter Don Ana Horacio s wife Ester Suffice it to say this allows the book to have a parallel fight for love between Ester and Virgilio you can guess it all ends in tears There is of course some politics and religionThis is an intriguing novel and shows how it was then disease murder jungle near slaves killers aspiration hate and money The book is colourful passionate and well depicted and has all the elements of a fantastic read it is not in a magical realism style being a linear narrative Yet somehow at the end I felt an opportunity had been missed put simply the pace ineuity and apparent avoidance of realism wrt the love passions and the killings left the book short my favourite author Emile Zola even writing in 1870s would have had a field day with his natural realism style Germinal is mentioned on page 70 I enjoyed going on the net and finding the locations mentioned to see how the region had developed today A different style of story from the 4 other Amado novels I ve read Dona Flor Gabriela War of the Saints and Jubiaba so a recommended read but only 3 starsIf you do like the idea of this story you would probably do better with Souza s Mad Maria or The Emperor of the Zero by Ignacio Brandao The Slum by Alu sio Azevedo or of course Huasipungo The Villagers by Jorge Icaza Christmas Sonata killers Viriato Domiao et al or legal by fraudulently seizing it enter the lawyers Virgilio Ruy et al The most powerful and ruthless will win out you can guess it all ends in tears The book opens with a ferry trip on which side characters arrive including Magalhaes the conmanpoker player and Margot the prostitute The colonels have family of course including Barados daughter Don Ana Horacio s wife Ester Suffice it to say this allows the book to have a parallel fight for love between Ester and Virgilio you can guess it all ends in tears There is of course some politics and religionThis is an intriguing novel and shows how it was then disease murder jungle near slaves Les cactées et succulentes killers aspiration hate and money The book is colourful passionate and well depicted and has all the elements of a fantastic read it is not in a magical realism style being a linear narrative Yet somehow at the end I felt an opportunity had been missed put simply the pace ineuity and apparent avoidance of realism wrt the love passions and the The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century killings left the book short my favourite author Emile Zola even writing in 1870s would have had a field day with his natural realism style Germinal is mentioned on page 70 I enjoyed going on the net and finding the locations mentioned to see how the region had developed today A different style of story from the 4 other Amado novels I ve read Dona Flor Gabriela War of the Saints and Jubiaba so a recommended read but only 3 starsIf you do like the idea of this story you would probably do better with Souza s Mad Maria or The Emperor of the Zero by Ignacio Brandao The Slum by Alu sio Azevedo or of course Huasipungo The Villagers by Jorge Icaza

  • Paperback
  • 276
  • Terras do sem fim
  • Jorge Amado
  • English
  • 09 February 2018
  • 9780380754755