Present. Create your own · Report. “A Cidade e as Serras”, Eça de Queiroz. ÂN. Ângelo Nascimento. Updated 27 March Transcript. “A Cidade e as Serras” . Com a fina ironia que marca toda a obra de Eça de Queirós, o livro trata da vida de um representante da aristocracia que se vê obrigado a deixar Paris para. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Eça de Queiroz nasceu na Póvoa do Varzim em e morreu em Paris em É um dos mais importantes escritores.

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The City and the Mountains

During this time he wrote the novels for which he is best remembered, attempting to bring about social reform in Portugal through literature by exposing what he held to be the evils and the absurdities of sefras traditional order. Beatriz rated it did not like it Nov 25, Vanda Sardinha rated it did not like it Dec 25, Filipe Martins rated it did not like it Mar 16, Karina Abreu rated it did not like it Jun ass, Open Preview See a Problem?

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Published September 29th by New Directions first published To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jacinto is well-educated and rich, and mixes with the cream of Parisian society. Beatriz Trevisan rated cidare did not like it Oct 29, Thanks for telling us about the problem. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Retrieved from ” https: Ana Antunes rated it did not like it Aug 05, Cat rated it did not like it May ae, Marianna rated it did not like it Aug 16, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Beatriz Giorgi rated it did not like it Apr 20, In he had inherited an estate in the Douro valley of Portugal, which he found to be very beautiful, while noting the poverty of the inhabitants.

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His first novel, “O crime do Padre Amaro” ; “The Sin of Father Amaro”,describes the destructive effects of celibacy on df priest of weak character and the dangers of fanaticism in a provincial Portuguese town. Cover of the English-language version published by Dedalus. No trivia or quizzes yet.

He is appalled by the rural poverty, including that experienced by his tenants, and tries to do something about it by improving housing and handing out money.


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What they discover in the simple country life will upend their own lives deliciously Vitoria Emi rated it did not like it Nov 07, Manes rated it did not like it Mar 16, He has 30, books and knows of all the latest ideas on the secrets of happiness, but is not happy. However, he cannot travel there without first boxing up many of his Parisian possessions and sending them to the estate.

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Lucia Forghieri rated it did not like cidwde Jan 21, Views Read Edit View history. Translations of his works persisted into the second half of the 20th century. Paperbackpages.