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Following his own existential quest, he contemplates making a deal with Lucifer in order to eliminate Hermogenes, his nemesis. Thayse Takeuti rated it it was ok Jul 03, This beautiful collection of stories about the Brazilian hinterland was written in and presents an alien world, both in its morality and landscape. The interpretation of this supposed pact vary widely.

Retrieved 13 October Still a child, he moved to his grandparents’ house in Belo Horizontewhere he finished primary school.

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Two old sertanejos rescue him and give him cares in their house; during his convalescence, a priest administers blessings to him and promises the violated man that all persons are intended to a particular and decisive moment of salvation.


Want to Read saving…. In that same year, he graduated gumiares began his medical practice in Itaguarawhere he sagaraan for nearly two years. Veredas” was named among the best books of all time.

But all at a very basic level. Some people consider this to be the Brazilian equivalent of Ulysses. After postponing for 4 years, he finally assumed his position only in Julia Alvares rated it it was ok Apr 25, In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Among them, Rosa notably elects figures from astrology to compose and ordinate the plots and the relations between themselves, crafting a book-long sequence of a single meaning.

Later on, he became a civil servant through examination. Raphael rated it it was ok Sep 03, Pryscilla Vaz rated it it was ok Jul 20, Most of his life was spent as a Brazilian diplomat in Europe and Latin America.

For its profoundly philosophical themes, the critic Antonio Candido described the books as a “metaphysical novel”. Murrice rated it it was ok Apr 03, Inat only 16, he applied for what was then called the College of Medicine of Minas Gerais University. In Straw Spinners, a story encompassing a few hours, two old friends reveal many longstanding secrets to each other. Open Preview See a Problem? Guimaraes Rosa died at the summit of his diplomatic and literary career.


He was self-taught in many areas and from childhood studied many languages, starting with French before he was seven years old.

His masterpiece is The Devil to Pay in the Backlands. Riobaldo is torn between two contrasting loves: Retrieved from ” https: Goodreads gimares you keep track of books you want to read.

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The men who he has fooled intended to have their revenge by letting him drunk guimsres subsequently murdering him. After postponing his acceptance for four years, he finally assumed his position injust three days before passing away in the city of Rio de Janeirovictim of a heart attackat the summit of his diplomatic and literary career.

Raquel Conte rated it it was ok Sep 26,