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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(A lot of spoilers in this review) This is an immensely readable book. The prose flows very well and the story is engaging. I found myself consuming vast quantities of the book in short periods of ... Read full review

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Weirdly fascinating. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
38
Section 3
57
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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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