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By Shirley Hazzard

Within the phrases of Time journal, "A close to excellent novel...a small masterpiece" via the writer of the good Fire

Passionate undercurrents sweep out and in of this eloquent novel a couple of love affair in a summer time geographical region in Italy and its inevitable finish. It happens in a surroundings of pastoral good looks in the course of a time of celebration--a festival.

Sophie, part English, part Italian, meets Tancredi, an Italian who's separated from his spouse and family members. In telling the tale in their love affair, Shirley Hazzard punctures the placid floor of well mannered Italian society to bare the serious yearnings and fabulous responses in subtle humans stuck up in feelings they don't continually comprehend.

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A Amazônia não dá descanso. Trabalhar... " A cozinheira catou as espinhas do peixe e serviu duas postas para Jano; de vez em quando vinha ver se ele queria alguma coisa. No fim do almoço, perguntou pela patroa: fazia muito tempo que dona Alicia não vinha à Vila. "Acho que não vem mais... nunca mais", lamentou; Jano, olhando para a cadeira vazia do filho. " No armazém, a juta ia passar pela prensa mecânica para depois ser enfardada e transportada para o batelão Santa Maria, atracado no paraná do Ramos.

Amanhã quero conversar contigo, Lavo. " Os dois ainda ficaram uns minutos na entrada da Vila da Ópera; depois caminharam em direções opostas. ". " "Essa indecente não veio encomendar vestido... " Não se dirigia a mim: falava sozinha, ou com a máquina de costura. 100 No bar do Cabaré, na Frei José dos Inocentes, tio Ran comeu os olhos de um peixe frito, chupou a cabeça e a mastigou com gana. Esfregou as mãos gordurosas na toalha, acendeu um cigarro. ", perguntei. "Alduíno Arana", disse ele, soprando fumaça no prato para espantar as moscas.

Repeli tiu: "Na catedral... Vai lá na taberna do Saúva e pergunta aos teus amigos... pergunta ao arcebispo de Manaus". "Por que? O pai dele é aquele ricaço português, não épor isso? Um viúvo milionário que tem só um filho, e esse sujeito se apaixonou por ti. e tu pensas que isso vai ser tua salvação... " 1 ate hoje não sei decifrar sua expressão, porque ela não ria mais, e era% difícil perceber algum sentimento no rosto trancado: nem ternura nem arrependimento, talvez uma ponta de dor ou desespero, não sei...

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