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Feast Days

Feast Days

Author(s): Ian MacKenzie

Location(s): Sao Paulo

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

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Intelligent and deeply felt, Feast Days follows a young wife who relocates with her financier husband to Sao Paulo–a South American megacity that impresses and unsettles, conceals and erupts. Here in her new home, she reckons with the twenty-first...

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Heliopolis

Heliopolis

Author(s): James Scudamore

Location(s): Sao Paulo

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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Set against a city on the edge of reality, of high towers and seething favelas, of rich enclaves and social stratification. Ludo is a boy taken from the slum of Heliopolis and raised in the gated wealth of Angel...

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Playboy

Playboy

Author(s): Joe Thomas

Location(s): Sao Paulo

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): 2016

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SÃO PAULO, 20 MARCH 2016 A campaign for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff is in full swing, yet 100,000 people take to Avenida Paulista in São Paulo in her support. On the same day, a young man from...

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1822

1822

Author(s): Laurentino Gomes

Location(s): Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

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1822, How a wise man, a sad princess and a money crazy Scotsman helped D. Pedro create Brazil, a country that had everything to go wrong. A book set in Brazil. This is a non-fiction historical book written by...

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Perfect Hatred

Perfect Hatred

Author(s): Leighton Gage

Location(s): Argentina, Curitiba, Sao Paulo

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Modern

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Chief Inspector Mario Silva and his team have a heavy work load with several high-profile cases. First, a suicide bombing that was apparently the work of a militant Islamist group. Then, a gubernatorial candidate is assassinated in broad daylight...

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Gringa

Gringa

Author(s): Joe Thomas

Location(s): Sao Paulo

Genre(s): Crime, Thriller

Era(s): 2013

São Paulo, 2013: a city at an extraordinary moment in its history. Mario Leme, a detective in the civil police, has developed a friendship with a young English investigative journalist, Ellie. When she goes to meet a contact in...

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Paradise City

Paradise City

Author(s): Joe Thomas

Location(s): Sao Paulo

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary

Mario Leme is a low-ranking detective in the Sao Paolo civil police. Every day on the way to work he sets off early and drives through the favela known as Paraisopolis – Paradise City. It’s a pilgrimage: his wife...

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