The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray

The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray

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"Along with The Discovery of America by the Turks, two masterworks by the greatest Brazilian novelist of the twentieth century, published for the centennial of his birth. Widely considered the greatest work by the foremost Brazilian author of the twentieth century, The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray comes to Penguin Classics in a new translation by the dean of Portuguese-language translators, Gregory Rabassa. It tells the story of Joaquim Soares da Cunha, who drops dead after he abandons his life of upstanding citizenship to assume the identity of Quincas Water-Bray, a "champion drunk" and bum who is whisked along on a postmortem journey that climaxes in his loss at sea"--
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, [2012]
Edition: New translation
ISBN: 9780143106364
0143106368
Branch Call Number: AMADO J
Characteristics: xiv, 70 pages ; 20 cm

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