A Terra dos Meninos Pelados

A Terra dos Meninos Pelados

Graciliano Ramos


About the author:

Graciliano Ramos was once extensively one in every of an important Brazilian authors of the 20 th century. He used to be a seminal voice within the literary "regionalism" movement.
As a baby Ramos lived in lots of towns of Northeastern Brazil, suffering from poverty and critical climatic conditions (droughts). After high-school, Graciliano went to Rio de Janeiro the place he labored as a journalist. In 1915 he traveled to Palmeira dos Indios, country of Alagoas, to dwell together with his father and in 1927 he was once elected mayor.
In 1933 he released his first booklet, Caetés. many years later he was once jailed by means of the Getúlio Vargas govt, on a cost that used to be by no means made transparent. His reviews in detention center may develop into a different own deposition, Memórias do Cárcere.
Graciliano died in 1953, on the age of 60. His "dry" type of writing and the clash among the identification and the realm are the numerous marks of his works.

About the ebook (in Portuguese):

Graciliano Ramos, um dos maiores escritores brasileiros do século XX, traz em seu livro infanto-juvenil, A Terra dos Meninos Pelados, a história de Raimundo, um menino diferente de todos os outros por ter um olho preto, o outro azul e a cabeça careca. Cansado de ser alvo de chacota na escola e nas ruas da cidade, Raimundo parte em uma viagem fantástica para um lugar onde as pessoas saibam conviver com as diferenças.

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