The Centaur in the Garden

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University of Wisconsin Press, Apr 3, 2003 - Fiction - 216 pages
14 Reviews
A masterpiece of magical realism by one of Brazilís most celebrated novelists.

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Review: The Centaur in the Garden

User Review  - Juanito Olcese - Goodreads

Thanks to you, I was able to awaken my, at that moment, sleeping passion for reading. You've opened my eyes to the world of letters, fantasies and truths. Thank you Moacyr, you were my first love. Read full review

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User Review  - Nathaniel - Goodreads

I was a philosophy-lit double major who took quite a few electives in South American literature, and I enjoyed Life of Pi, so you'd think I'd appreciate a book like this. I really didn't. It's mostly ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (2003)

Moacyr Scliar is a physician who lives in Porto Alegre, Brazil. His many award-winning novels and short-story collections, which have been translated into numerous languages, include The Carnival of Animals, The Collected Stories of Moacyr Scliar, and The Gods of Raquel. The Centaur in the Garden was named one of "100 Greatest Works of Modern Jewish Literature" by the National Yiddish Book Center.

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