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Melo, Patrícia 1962-

Works: 25 works in 216 publications in 11 languages and 1,914 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Suspense fiction  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Black humor  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PQ9698.23.E4625, 869.342
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Publications about Patrícia Melo
Publications by Patrícia Melo
Most widely held works about Patrícia Melo
Most widely held works by Patrícia Melo
The killer by Patrícia Melo( Book )
48 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 392 libraries worldwide
Maiquel is basically a decent person but has a short fuse. In one mad moment he loses his temper and kills someone - and gets away with it. Then unusual circumstances lead to another murder, this time for profit. This title presents the story of Maiquel's rise in social esteem, but fall into moral depravity. -- Description from (Oct. 3, 2011)
In praise of lies by Patrícia Melo( Book )
33 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Jose Guber is in love with a deadly woman. While writing his next crime novel, he is in search of a unique murder weapon, which is how he meets Melissa, a serologist who specializes in venomous snakes. Melissa becomes rather too interested in Jose's dastardly plots -- unashamedly plagiarized from the classics: Chesterton, Poe, Dostoevsky, his editor none the wiser -- and she especially likes the ones where diabolical women seduce and corrupt weak men. Melissa makes it clear that she would like to adapt one of the plots to dispose of her present husband, enabling Jose and Melissa to be together. -- Description from (Oct. 11, 2011)
Inferno by Patrícia Melo( Book )
34 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Petit roi, un enfant de onze ans jeté dans le chaos du monde, gravit les échelons du pouvoir pour atteindre le haut commandement du gang de trafiquants de drogue qui fait régner la loi dans les favelas de la banlieue de Rio. Il s'agit d'abord d'un enfant qui vole le crucifix en argent de la grand-mère pour acheter du crack. Il devient, pour finir, le caïd qui traite avec les cartels colombiens
Black waltz by Patrícia Melo( Book )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 227 libraries worldwide
A successful and renowned conductor of a major symphony orchestra in Sao Paulo is married to a beautiful and talented violinist, close to thirty years his junior. But his happiness is undermined by two fears: that he will never wholly share her life because, unlike her, he is not Jewish; and that she will be unfaithful to him. Jealousy -- beyond the reach of reason -- haunts his every moment, gnawing at his trust, his love, and ultimately his sanity. Black Waltz opens a fascinating and harrowing window into a mind bordering on paranoia and psychosis. -- Back cover
Lost world by Patrícia Melo( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Maiquel is an ex-contract killer whoʹs been a fugitive for ten years -- ever since his girlfriend Erica ran off with his daughter, took up with an evangelical pastor and disappeared from his life. When his aunt dies, leaving him a house and a savings account, Maiquel has a fresh chance to find the lost world of his onetime family. Breaking all the rules in the book, including his own, he sets out on a relentless journey to seek revenge. -- Back cover
Acqua toffana by Patrícia Melo( Book )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 88 libraries worldwide
The body snatcher by Patrícia Melo( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
One bright Sunday, alone on the banks of the Paraguay River, the narrator witnesses the fatal crash of a small plane. He finds a kilo of cocaine in the dead pilot's backpack and pockets it along with the pilot's expensive watch. Thus begins the protagonist's long slide into corruption. When police locate the crash site, the pilot's body is missing and a large-scale search ensues. Our hero, now involved in a busted cocaine deal, ends up owing a Bolivian drug gang so
Ladrão de cadáveres by Patrícia Melo( Book )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Jonas, o copromanta by Patrícia Melo( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Portuguese and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Escrevendo no escuro by Patrícia Melo( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in Portuguese and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Fogo-fátuo by Patrícia Melo( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in Portuguese and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The death of an actor on the stage. An expert who talks to the dead. A metropolis made by the crime in which victims and perpetrators alternate in their roles. Suspense of high caliber, Patricia Melo as the grande dame of Brazilian police literature
O Xangô de Baker Street ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Portuguese and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"Rio de Janeiro, 1886. Actress Sarah Bernhardt performs at the city's Municipal Theater, captivating the local audience enthralled by French culture. The city is at her feet, and even the Emperor Dom Pedro II comes to pay his respects. He confides a secret to her: the disappearance of a precious Stradivarius violin presented by him to the charming widow Baroness Maria Luiza. The actress suggests he hire her friend, the legendary British detective Sherlock Holmes, to solve the case. Under the heat of the tropical sun, the lives of Holmes and Watson are changed forever, as they find themselves knee-deep in a cultural hodgepodge that includes all the standard Brazilian tourist fare."
The man of the year by José Henrique Fonseca( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Portuguese and No Linguistic Content and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Als Maiquel in Rio de Janeiro bij een vechtpartij in de kroeg de vechtersbaas van de buurt neerschiet wordt hij al snel uitverkozen om de buurt van ander gespuis te zuiveren
Liegen duurt het langst by Patrícia Melo( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Dutch and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Als een derderangs schrijver een vrouw ontmoet met een manie voor slangen verandert zijn leven drastisch
O homem do ano Man of the year ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Portuguese and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Un pari idiot entre amis transforme Maiquel, un homme ordinaire, en assassin professionnel et en héros de son quartier. Par ses actions meurtrières au service de la communauté bien pensante, il gagne le respect des criminels mais aussi de la police, en même temps qu'il éveille la passion de deux femmes. Mais un jour, il commet sa première erreur et doit reprendre en main son destin. [(c)CinEmotions]
Ich töte, du stirbst Roman by Patrícia Melo( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Lögnens lov : [roman] by Patrícia Melo( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Swedish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A viagem de Filomena by Vera Granado( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in Portuguese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Katil by Patrícia Melo( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Turkish and held by 1 library worldwide
O homen do ano ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in Portuguese and held by 1 library worldwide
Maiquel se fait teindre les cheveux en blond suite à un pari. Cet événement déclenchera une suite d'événements qui feront de lui un hors-la-loi craint et respecté en seulement 24 heures
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Alternative Names
Patrícia Melo brasilianische Krimi-Schriftstellerin
Patrícia Melo brasiliansk manusforfattar
Patrícia Melo brasiliansk manusförfattare
Patrícia Melo brasiliansk manusforfatter
Patrícia Melo brasiliansk manuskriptforfatter
Patrícia Melo Brazilian writer
Patrícia Melo écrivaine brésilienne
Patrícia Melo escritora brasileña
Мело, Патрисия
Portuguese (112)
German (25)
English (21)
French (19)
Spanish (15)
Italian (9)
Swedish (2)
Dutch (2)
Chinese (2)
Russian (1)
Turkish (1)
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