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Avon Books, Oct 1, 1983 - Fiction - 317 pages
Jose Goncalves feels trapped by a repressive society and struggles to find a meaning for his life in a South American city

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If it's not cruel, if it doesn't make us suffer, if it doesn't crush what good a man has inside him, then it's not a regime to take seriously. Zero is an often atonal riff on political oppression, not ... Read full review

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After grunting through over three hundred pages of Brandao's prose, I still skimmed the final pages. It is immediately apparent when Brandao thinks that he is on a role: he loses any sort of content ... Read full review


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