Shelves: list , l-america-and-caribian , bestest , crimanal-friends , has-devil-in-it , list-world-library I speak with twisted words. I narrate my life, which I did not understand. You are a very clever man, of learning and good sense. Did the Evil One exist? The reason why this book is not read more in English world is because the English translation has been considered faulty — from what Brazilians over net have to say, that is only putting things very lightly. A big part of greatness of the original work was — the lyrical prose, the usage of culturally loaded words, stuff like that which is lost in translation.
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Can anyone recommend the best translation in English? Following his own existential evredas, he contemplates making a deal with Lucifer in order to eliminate Hermogenes, his nemesis. Pedro Nobre rated it it was ok Feb 25, Following his own existential quest, he contemplates making a deal with Lucifer in order to eliminate Hermogenes, his nemesis. In this sense he is an incarnation of the classical hero in the Brazilian backlands. Ouma rated it did not like it May 21, To ask other readers questions about Gran Sertonplease sign up.
He was self-taught in many areas and from childhood studied many languages, starting with French before he was seven years old. Is this book translated in Greek? Return to Book Page. In that same year he graduated and began his medical practice in Itaguara, then in the municipality of Itauna, in Minas Gerais, where he stayed about two years. His masterpiece is The Devil to Pay in the Backlands. See 2 questions about Gran Serton…. Lilian rated it it was ok Mar 18, Related Posts.
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His masterpiece is The Devil to Pay in the Backlands. He was self-taught in many areas and from childhood studied many languages, starting with French before he was seven years old. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Anyone has any Greek edition to add?