"Deploys his fact/fiction hijinks to produce an ending that is still haunting me, months later" (John Franzen Guardian
"A spellbinding book, Nine Nights
is a masterly combination blending fiction, research, history, ethnology and journalism" (Le Figaro
"A dark but exhilarating journey into the jungle of a man's mind - deftly written and highly original" (Evening Herald
"Gripping...a thriller in the manner of Joseph Conrad" (Tetu
"Nine Nights [is] a beautiful and disturbing meditation on love and death, on familyand identity. A rich and profound study of the nature of doubt" (La Croix
An extraordinary Brazilian novel, reminiscent of Naipaul, Faulkner or Conrad in its remarkable power and its exploration of human behaviour on the edges of civilisation.