Doña Flor y sus dos maridos (paperback)
Publish date: April 1988
Publisher: Editorial La Oveja Negra Ltda.
Pages no: 415
Edition language: Spanish
, European Literature
, Book Club
, Magical Realism
, Latin American
, Latin American Literature
, Portuguese Literature
Any book that has me constantly thinking of food, sex and magic is amazing in my book.
Basically... So much so, it didn't even stay dead.
A fantastic read by one of Brazil's top writers. Lucious prose, strongly drawn characters, well plotted, with great use of culture, food, and settings. A must read.
Rating: five enchanted stars of fiveSo, as I've explained on my profile over at LibraryThing, I've been in a book circle in RL for 17 years, and I posted our group reading list with my one-line assessments of the books. Most of those books I read long long long before I knew about LT or GoodReads, a...
A book with everything; sly wit, erotic passion, voodoo, a ghost, rapturous meanderings over food, even a recipe or two. What do you serve at a funeral wake? Dona Flor can tell you. Dona Flor is in love with her husband but he is a womanizer, a gambler and a drunk and manages to die of a heart attac...
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