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Machado de Assis

Machado de Assis (1839-1908) is considered one of Brazil's greatest novelists. He was born in Rio de Janeiro, and among his many novels are Philosopher or Dog? and Epitaph of a Small Winner.

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Dom Casmurro
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Dom Casmurro

FSG Classics

Machado de Assis; Translated from the Portuguese by Helen Caldwell
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

First published in 1900, Dom Casmurro, widely considered Machado de Assis's greatest novel and a classic of Brazilian literature, is a brilliant retelling of the classic adultery tale—a...

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Epitaph of a Small Winner
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Epitaph of a Small Winner

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Machado De Assis; Translated by William L. Grossman; Foreword by Susan Sontag
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In these memoirs, Braz Cubas, a wealthy nineteenth-century Brazilian, examines (from beyond the grave) his rather undistinguished life in 160 short chapters that are filled with philosophical digressions...

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Philosopher or Dog?
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Philosopher or Dog?

Written by Machado de Assis; Translated by Clotilde Wilson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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