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Teeth Under the Sun by Ignacio De Brandao
Book DescriptionA modern-day Don Quixote and an exile in his own hometown, the protagonist of Teeth Under the Sun is kept from writing by a conspiracy (real? imagined?) designed to prevent him from revealing the truth about the town's strange status quo and violent past.In a place where people have abandoned their houses for tiny apartments in the confines of new high-rises, the narrator walks the almost empty streets, remembering better times and meeting figures from his past: his ex-wife, his son, writers, friends, and revolutionaries. And all of this is interspersed with his memories of the movies Fact and fiction, past and present, all meet in this story of the narrator's attempts to engage more fully with a modern world forcing him into isolation.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781564784384
(203mm x 147mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Dalkey Archive Press
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ignacio De Brandao
And Still the Earth, Paperback (May 2013)
In future Sao Paulo, water is scarce, garbage clogs the roads, and every life is now ruled by the sinister and omnipotent System. A classic novel of "dystopia," looking back to Orwell's 1984 and forward to Gilliam's Brazil.
Good-Bye Angel, Paperback (February 2011)
An apocalyptic noir from the author of Anonymous Celebrity and Zero.
Anonymous Celebrity, Paperback (September 2009)» View all books by Ignacio De Brandao
What if a man were so shallow that he couldn't believe his life had meaning unless he was loved and desired by millions of people?
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Author Biography - Ignacio De Brandao
Ignacio de Loyola Brandao is a Brazilian born writer perhaps best known as the science fiction author of the dystopian novel Zero, the story of Brazil in the 1960s under a totalitarian regime. In his career he has won the Pr mio Jabuti.
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