Novel set mainly in EAST BERLIN
Location(s): Rio de Janeiro
Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
Era(s): Early 1800s
How a crazy queen, a frightened prince and a corrupt court tricked Napoleon and changed the history of Portugal and Brazil. A book set in Brazil. The story of Portuguese King Dom João who fled Portugal as Napoleon was cutting a swathe through Europe. With initial support from the British, he fled to Brazil and transformed the colony, giving it its independence as he returned to Portugal. Written in Portuguese.
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