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Couto Mia Brookshaw David Books

Books di Couto Mia Brookshaw David editi da Serpents Tail

Sleepwalking Land

Sleepwalking Land

Couto Mia  Brookshaw David 
edizioni Serpents Tail , 2006

“On almost every page of this witty magical realist whodunit, we sense Couto's delight on those places where language slips officialdom's asphyxiating grasp.”—The New York Times Book Review on The Last Flight of the Flamingo“The most prominent of the younger generation of writers in Portuguese-speaking Africa, Couto...

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€ 15,20
Under the Frangipani

Under the Frangipani

Couto Mia  Brookshaw David (TRN) 
edizioni Serpents Tail

“An original and fresh tale, quite unlike anything else I have read from Africa. I enjoyed it very much.”—Doris Lessing“A peculiarily African sensibility . . . a writer of fluid, fragmentary narratives. . . . Remarkable.”—New StatesmanA police inspector is investigating a strange murder—a case in which all the suspects...

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€ 16,10
Last Flight of the Flamingo

Last Flight of the Flamingo

Couto Mia  Brookshaw David (TRN) 
edizioni Serpents Tail

“A wonderful mix of magical realism and wordplay that has a similar tone to Márquez at his best. Couto writes in an idiom all his own that feels authentically African.”—InkIn Mozambique after the end of the civil war, local soldiers have been unaccountably blown up. When it begins to happen to UN peacekeepers, a high-level...

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€ 13,40
River Called Time

River Called Time

Couto Mia  Brookshaw David (TRN) 
edizioni Serpents Tail

Mariano, who has lived in the city from an early age, is summoned back to his village to attend his grandfather's funeral. But, when he arrives, he discovers two things: firstly, that he has been nominated by his grandfather to take over the running of the family affairs, secondly that his grandfather has not died...

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€ 15,20