By Graciliano Ramos
About the author:
Graciliano Ramos was once extensively one of an important Brazilian authors of the twentieth century. He used to be a seminal voice within the literary "regionalism" movement.
As a toddler Ramos lived in lots of towns of Northeastern Brazil, affected by poverty and serious climatic conditions (droughts). After high-school, Graciliano went to Rio de Janeiro the place he labored as a journalist. In 1915 he traveled to Palmeira dos Indios, nation of Alagoas, to dwell along with his father and in 1927 he used to be elected mayor.
In 1933 he released his first publication, Caetés. many years later he used to be jailed by way of the Getúlio Vargas executive, on a cost that used to be by no means made transparent. His studies in prison might develop into a special own deposition, Memórias do Cárcere.
Graciliano died in 1953, on the age of 60. His "dry" sort of writing and the clash among the identity and the realm are the numerous marks of his works.
About the e-book (in Portuguese):
"Alexandre e Outros Heróis" traz histórias folclóricas sobre heróis e grandezas - todas elas inverossímeis. Nelas, Graciliano une o actual ao imaginário, cabendo ao leitor demarcar a fronteira entre outros territórios.
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You do it all the time! I needed this siege so Realtime would haul us out! For Christ’s sake, I can’t wait fifteen years to go up the line. History says I’m going to be dead in fifteen years! I don’t want to die in this dump! ” “Forget it, pal,” Rice said. “When they hear back in Realtime how you screwed things up here—” Parker laughed. “Shove off, Rice. We’re talking Top of the Pops, here. ” He took Mozart’s arm protectively. “Listen, Wolf, baby, let’s get into those tunnels. ” 049 BRUCE STERLING AND LEWIS SHINER The sun had set, but a muzzle-loading cannon lit the night, pumping shells into the city.
Half a dozen Masonic fanatics still clung to the doors and pounded on the windscreen. Jebe’s Mongols yanked the invaders free and axed them while a Roman flamethrower unit gushed fire across the gates. Marie Antoinette leaped out of the hovercar. Jebe grabbed for her, but her sleeve came off in his hand. She spotted Mozart and ran for him, Jebe only a few steps behind. ” she shouted. “You leave me behind! ” Mozart whipped off his mirrorshades. He turned to Rice. ” “The Green Card, Wolf! ” She stopped for breath and Jebe caught her by one arm.
He revved the cycle and scowled. Rice grabbed the Mongol’s stinking flak jacket as they roared downhill. Jebe took his disappointment out on the enemy, tearing through the streets in high gear, deliberately running down a group of Brunswick grenadiers. Only panic strength saved Rice from falling off as legs and torsos thumped and crunched beneath their tires. Jebe skidded to a stop inside the gates of the complex. A jabbering horde of Mongols in ammo belts and combat fatigues surrounded them at once.
Alexandre e Outros Heróis by Graciliano Ramos