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Review: Violent Land

User Review  - Samantha - Goodreads

I really like the portuguese writing. I could felt the tension between the character. My favorite character is Joćo who shows a little bit of brazilian way of run of the polemic situation Read full review

Review: Violent Land

User Review  - Anastasia Gurinovich - Goodreads

My first Brazilian book. Lots of death, passion, love, betrayal, and the most of all lots of cacao. In the end the best cacao grew on the land "fertilized" with blood. Read full review

Review: Violent Land

User Review  - Ednaldo - Goodreads

Narrates land gabbing through deceit and violence, a process called primitive accumulation of capital (assets). Read full review

Review: Violent Land

User Review  - Howard - Goodreads

This is a fictional tale of the town of Ilheos in the southern Bahia region of Brazil around the time of the real 'cocoa rush' about the 1920s. It was written by Amado in 1945 who witnessed the ... Read full review

Review: Violent Land

User Review  - Chris Byron - Goodreads

Charles Dickens, Mario Puzo, and the director of Tombstone, meet Brazil in 1900. Read full review

Review: Violent Land

User Review  - Mayta Quix - Goodreads

epic, jocularly epic that is...such mode, I reckon, is Amado's signature; his knack for treating grim subjects with absolute conviction yet done nonchalantly and in a wise bewildered humor. That said ... Read full review