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Counselor Ayres' Memorial

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ISBN-10: 0520047753

ISBN-13: 9780520047754

Edition: 1982

Authors: Joaquim M. Machado de Assis, Helen Caldwell

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"A small masterwork, freshly translated , by one of the great novelists of the 19th century. A retired Brazilian diplomat (Ayres) recounts the love affair of a young widow who would rather be faithful to her dead Romeo. How she rejoins the world of the living, rekindling Ayres' spirit as well, is told with muted allusions to Brazil's plantation life and its emancipation of the slaves."--Chicago Tribune "This novel first appeared in 1908 , the year of Machado de Assi s' death . . It is a mild story, mildly told with a muted form of irony . . it is without self-pity, an elegiac book . . . unmistakably the work of a masterful writer."--Kirkus Reviews "Packed with wit, with compassion, with…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 1982
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 12/27/1982
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594