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The book of chameleons

Author: José Eduardo Agualusa
Publisher: London : Arcadia, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The narrator of this novel is a rather charming lizard. He lives on Félix Ventura's living-room wall. Félix, the lizard's friend and hero of the story, is a man who sells pasts - if you don't like yours, he can come up with a new one for you, a new past full of better memories, with a complete lineage, photos and all.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: José Eduardo Agualusa
ISBN: 9781905147656 1905147651
OCLC Number: 124983643
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Awards: Winner of Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2007
Description: pages cm
Other Titles: Vendedor de passados.
Responsibility: by José Eduardo Agualusa ; translated from the Portuguese by Daniel Hahn.

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A brilliant American debut by one of the most lauded writers in the Portuguese-speaking world, this is a beautifully written and always surprising tale of race, truth, and the transformative power of  Read more...

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'Humorous and quizzical, with a light touch on weighty themes, the narrative darts about with lizard-like colour and velocity' -- Boyd Tonkin * Independent * 'A poetic, beguiling meditation on truth Read more...

 
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