O Quinze

O Quinze

Rachel de Queiroz


About the writer (from Goodreads):

Raquel de Queiroz (November 17, 1910 – November four, 2003) was once a Brazilian writer and journalist.

Rachel was once born on 17 November 1910 in Fortaleza, capital of the northeastern nation of Ceará. in the course of her youth, her kinfolk spent a number of years in Rio de Janeiro and Belém earlier than relocating again to Fortaleza.

She begun her occupation in journalism in 1927 lower than the pen identify "Rita de Queiroz". She entered nationwide highlight with the unforeseen luck of her debut novel O Quinze in 1930. She released different 3 novels prior to relocating to Rio, in 1939. She was once additionally popular for her cronicas, brief topical newspaper pieces.

In 1964 she grew to become Brazil's consultant to the UN and in 1977 she grew to become the 1st lady author to go into the Academia Brasileira de Letras. She received the Camões Prize (1993) and the Prêmio Jabuti.

She died of middle assault in her residence in Leblon, Rio de Janeiro on four November 2003, approximately weeks earlier than her 93rd birthday.

Sobre o livro:

Rachel de Queiroz está de volta à sua velha casa. A José Olympio comprou os direitos de publicação de suas obras, que serão relançadas com novo projeto gráfico. O Quinze foi o primeiro e mais renowned romance da escritora. A história se dá em dois planos: um enfocando o vaqueiro Chico Bento e sua família; o outro, a relação afetiva entre Vicente, impolite proprietário e criador de gado, e Conceição, sua prima culta e professora.

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