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- DescriptionA novel about a young female anti-heroine living in the slums of Rio de Janeiro.
- Author BiographyClarice Lispector was born in the Ukraine in 1925, and was brought up in Receife, Brazil and then Rio de Janeiro. After graduating from the Faculty of Law she married and then published her first novel, Near to the Wild Heart. Her husband's diplomatic career took them to Europe and to the United States. Lispector's gifts as a Portuguese language writer were early recognised in The Hour of the Star, Family Ties (stories), The Foreign Legion (miscellany) and her journalistic essays Discovering the World. She died of cancer in 1977.
- PublisherCarcanet Press Ltd
- Date of Publication14/02/1992
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationManchester
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCarcanet Press Ltd
- Weight118 g
- Width132 mm
- Height197 mm
- Translated byGiovanni Pontiero
- Edition StatementNew edition
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