Publish date: December 10th 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Read For School
, Historical Fiction
, 19th Century
, Latin American
, Portuguese Literature
This book is a first-person narrative about the life of Bento.Bento recalls his youth and adulthood, and tells about his friendships, education, romantic life, and family relationships.Machado de Assis tells a story about a man consumed by his own jealousy. This book contains one of the most intrigu...
Olha, sinceramente, vai tomar no cu todo mundo desse livro KKKK bando de maluco x_x.
Eu entendo a importância desse romance para a literatura brasileira e como Machado de Assis a representa, mas esse não é meu tipo de livro. Nem tenho uma razão lógica para justificar, mas acho que saber demais da vida do autor (como, por exemplo, que renegava a sua origem e raça) fez com que eu ...
Machado de Assis is apparently Brazil's best-loved author and an antecedent of the magical realist style, and I'd never heard of him until this year. It's exciting when I find things like this. Well, that and a little humbling.Dom Casmurro is a weird and wonderful book. It's about a lifelong love...
Enjoyable very modern read with an unreliable narrator describing the romance of his life, but with his judgement and memory clouded by an obsessive jealousy.