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A god strolling in the cool of the evening : a novel

Author: Mário de Carvalho; Gregory Rabassa
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 1997.
Series: Pegasus prize for literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In second-century Portugal, a Roman magistrate tries to maintain order as the empire crumbles, invaded by Moors, subverted by Christianity, while people amuse themselves with sadistic games. On top of which, he is in love with a Christian woman who is coming up for trial.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Christian fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mário de Carvalho; Gregory Rabassa
ISBN: 0807122351 9780807122358
OCLC Number: 36759955
Description: vi, 265 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Pegasus prize for literature.
Other Titles: Deus passeando pela brisa da tarde.
Responsibility: Mário de Carvalho ; translated by Gregory Rabassa.

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In second-century Portugal, a Roman magistrate tries to maintain order as the empire crumbles, invaded by Moors, subverted by Christianity, while people amuse themselves with sadistic games. On top of which, he is in love with a Christian woman who is coming up for trial.

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