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By Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis,Enylton de Sa Rego,Gregory Rabassa,Gilberto Pinheiro Passos

"Be conscious that frankness is the top advantage of a lifeless man," writes the narrator of The Posthumous Memoirs of Br?s Cubas. yet whereas he will be lifeless, he's absolutely one of many liveliest characters in fiction, a manufactured from some of the most awesome imaginations in all of literature, Brazil's maximum novelist of the 19th century, Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis.

By turns flippant and profound, The Posthumous Memoirs of Br?s Cubas is the tale of an unheroic guy with half-hearted political targets, a harebrained proposal for curing the area of depression, and one thousand quixotic theories unleashed from past the grave. it's a novel that has prompted generations of Latin American writers yet continues to be refreshingly and unforgettably not like something written ahead of or after it. Newly translated by means of Gregory Rabassa and fantastically edited through Enylton de S? Rego and Gilberto Pinheiro Passos, this Library of Latin the United States variation brings to English-speaking readers a literary pride of the top order.

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