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Budapest : a novel

Author: Chico Buarque; Alison Entrekin
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Not just one of Brazil's most influential and beloved composers and musicians, Chico Buarque has won high praise as a poet, playwright, and novelist. Now he offers what Caetano Veloso describes as "the most beautiful of his three mature novels"--A darkly comic social satire and a transcontinental love story of sex, violence, and comedy.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chico Buarque; Alison Entrekin
ISBN: 0802117821 9780802117823 0802142141 9780802142146
OCLC Number: 55633669
Language Note: Translated from the Spanish.
Description: 183 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Budapeste.
Responsibility: Chico Buarque ; translated by Alison Entrekin.

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On his way home from the Anonymous Writers Congress in Istanbul when technical problems force his plane to land in Budapest, Brazilian ghostwriter Jose Costa becomes fascinated by the Hungarian  Read more...

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"Seamless, delectable narrative. . . . Translated here gorgeously and sinuously: sentences at random can be picked and savored for delicacy and rhythm." - Kirkus Reviews "Written in Buarque's Read more...

 
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