A humorous novel set in a sleepy Brazilian beach resort. When Captain Vasco Moscosco de Aragao arrives, the townspeople are enthralled by his talk of exotic romances and travel tales. Amado has written over 20 novels, including "The Violent Land" and "Shepherds of the Night".
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An novel of adventure, love and seafaring from one of the finest Brazillian novelists of the twentieth century.About the Author:
Jorge Amado was one of the greatest Brazilian writers of the twentieth century. His twenty-one novels are distinguished by a passionate concern for social justice and a tender but exuberant vision of the comedy of life. They have been translated into forty-six languages and published in sixty countries. He died in August 2001, aged 88.
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