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Recommended fantasy books (6)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into fantasy here are some fantasy books from Brazil for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.

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Daytripper Deluxe Edition by Gabriel Ba EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Description:
The Eisner Award winning DAYTRIPPER follows Bras de Olivias Dominguez during different periods in his life, each with the same ending: his death. DAYTRIPPER follows the life of one man, Bras de Olivias Dominguez. Every chapter features an important period in Bras' life in exotic Brazil, and each story ends the same way: with his death. And then, the following story starts up at a different point in his life, oblivious to his death in the previous story-and then also ends with him dying again. In every chapter, Bras dies at different moments in his life, as the story follows him through his ent... continue

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Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands : A Moral and Amorous Tale by Jorge Amado EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Description:
It surprises no one that the charming but wayward Vadinho dos Guimaraes–a gambler notorious for never winning—dies during Carnival. His long suffering widow Dona Flor devotes herself to her cooking school and her friends, who urge her to remarry. She is soon drawn to a kind pharmacist who is everything Vadinho was not, and is altogether happy to marry him. But after her wedding she finds herself dreaming about her first husband’s amorous attentions; and one evening Vadinho himself appears by her bed, as lusty as ever, to claim his marital rights.

3.

Macunaíma by Mário de Andrade ES

Rating: 2 (1 vote)
Description:
Este libro, hecho Para la cr tica, re ne lecturas contempor neas y originales. Sit a e interpreta la obra de este escritor brasile o a trav s de ensayos de grandes investigadores como: Darcy Ribeiro, Alfredo Bosi, Silviano Santiago, Ra l Antelo, Eneida Mar a de Souza, Haroldo de Campos, H ctor Olea y Pierre Rivas, entre otros. Se incluye en esta edici n un dossier de fotograf as sobre el autor, una cronolog a y una bibliograf a comentada.

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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho EN

Rating: 3 (76 votes)
Description:
"My heart is afraid that it will have to suffer," the boy told the alchemist one night as they looked up at the moonless sky." Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams." Every few decades a book is published that changes the lives of its readers forever. The Alchemist is such a book. With over a million and a half copies sold around the world, The Alchemist has already established itself as a modern classic, universally admired. Paulo Coelho's charming fable, now available in English ... continue

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The Princess and the Grilled Cheese Sandwich (a Graphic Novel) by Deya Muniz EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Description:
Lady Camembert wants to live life on her own terms, without marriage. Well, without marrying a man, that is. But the law of the land is that women cannot inherit. So when her father passes away, she does the only thing she can: She disguises herself as a man and moves to the capital city of the Kingdom of Fromage to start over as Count Camembert. But it's hard to keep a low profile when the beautiful Princess Brie, with her fierce activism and great sense of fashion, catches her attention. Camembert can't resist getting to know the princess, but as the two grow closer, will she able to keep he... continue

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The Witch of Portobello by Paulo Coelho EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Description:
It is the story of Athena, a mysterious young woman born in Romania, raised in Beirut and living in London. Her life is told by the many who knew her well - or hardly at all