The Centaur in the Garden

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University of Wisconsin Press, Apr 3, 2003 - Fiction - 216 pages
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A masterpiece of magical realism by one of Brazil’s most celebrated novelists.

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Greatest Jewish writer in Brazil. - Goodreads
However, I wasn't too impressed with the ending. - Goodreads
such a great premise, but nothing interesting happens. - Goodreads

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We first heard of Moacyr Scliar when the NY Times published his obituary. I started with this book, and found it both a challenge and an inspiration. At face value, it is a bizzare story. A baby is ... Read full review

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Fascinating story with magnificent details. Typical for the Magic realism. Read full review

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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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