Professor Pfiglzz and His Strange Companion: And Other Portuguese Stories
Carcanet, 1997 - Fiction - 202 pages
This is the second of a two-volume selection of short fiction from Portugal, drawing on writing from after World War II. Included in the text are: Domingos Monteiro's Paternity; Branquinho da Fonseca's The Baron; Miguel Torga's Alma-Grande; Joaquim Paco d'Arcos's The Story of Venancio; Manuel da Fonseca's Maria Altinha; Maria Judite de Carvalho's So Many People, Mariana; Herberto Helder's The Police; and Mario de Carvalho's Professo Pfiglzz and his Strange Companion.
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Branquinho da Fonseca the baron translated by John Byrne
Miguel Torga almagrande translated
Manuel da Fonseca maria altinha translated
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