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Gran Serton: Veredas by João Guimarães Rosa (1 star ratings)
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I hated this book more than I can ever possibly say. I can’t even talk about it because it’s not worth it. I don’t care if it is a brazilian classic, it’s just terrible. sertpn
L’ho odiato dall’inizio a fin quasi alla fine. Muito raramente e dificilmente desisto de um livro. A mais de meio, chega. Andrew rated it did not like it May 03, Carleigh Fouquette rated it did not like it Mar 16, Manuela Pereira rated it did not like it Jun 25, Felipe De rated it did not like it Aug 19, Tomaz rated it did not like it Feb 13, Hans Schellekens rated it did not like it Oct 06, Maimoona rated it did not like it Mar 28, Virginia Sellers rated it did not like it Nov 30, Lucia Figueira rated it did not like it Oct 28, Penelope rated it did not like it May 27, Caddy Compson rated it did not like it Sep 22, Alessio Malinconico rated it did not like it Nov 14, Lorraine rated it did not like it Jan 12, Paulo Henrique rated it did not like it Mar 31, Gi rated it did not like it Dec 20, Ahmad rated it did not like it Sep 20, Paulo David Armando Ribeiro rated it did not like it Nov 08, Antonio Antero rated it did not like it Dec 14, Ouma rated it did not like it May 21, Jennifer rated it did not like it Dec 01, Amanda Amorim rated it did not like it Feb 22, Joachim Stoop rated it did not like it Jun 24, Veredas translated as The Devil to Pay in the Backlands.
Some people consider this to be the Brazilian equivalent of Ulysses. He was self-taught in many areas and from childhood studied many languages, starting with French before he was seven years old.
Gran Serton: Veredas
Still a child, he moved to his grandparents’ house in Belo Horizonte, where he finished primary school. Inat only 16, he applied for what was then called the College of Medicine of Minas Gerais University. 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.
Later he became a civil servant through examination. Most of his life was spent as a Brazilian diplomat in Europe and Latin America. After postponing for 4 years, he finally assumed his position only in His masterpiece is The Devil to Pay in the Backlands.
Following his own existential quest, he contemplates making a deal with Lucifer in order to eliminate Hermogenes, his nemesis.
Gran Serton: Veredas / The Devil to Pay in the Backlands
In this sense he is an incarnation of the classical hero in the Brazilian backlands. Guimaraes Rosa died at the summit of his diplomatic and literary career.
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