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The yellow sofa

Author: Eça de Queirós; John Vetch
Publisher: New York : New Directions, 2016.
Series: New Directions classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New Directions Paperbook 1330View all editions and formats
Summary:
On discovering his wife in the arms of another man, the protagonist, Godofredo Alves, throws her out. But as the dishes pile up, Alves has second thoughts. What's more, does he really want to fight a duel that might get him killed? A spoof on honor by a 19th Century Portuguese writer.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eça de Queirós; John Vetch
ISBN: 0811222187 9780811222181
OCLC Number: 911364415
Description: 112 pages : portrait ; 21 cm
Series Title: New Directions classics.
Responsibility: Ec̜a de Queirós ; translated from the Portuguese by John Vetch ; introduction by José Maria d'Eca̧ de Queiroś.

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On discovering his wife in the arms of another man, the protagonist, Godofredo Alves, throws her out. But as the dishes pile up, Alves has second thoughts. What's more, does he really want to fight a duel that might get him killed? A spoof on honor by a 19th Century Portuguese writer.

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