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5.0 out of 5 stars Want to understand more about Brazil?
This is an exceptionally good book: entertaining, informative and fascinating. It splits into three revolving strands. 1) The author's personal experience in Brazil (which sometimes reads like a thriller) including insights on culture, food and language, 2) the history of Brazil from it's colonisation by the Portuguese (which sometimes reads like a thriller) including...
Published on 23 Dec 2009 by Christian Kostner

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2.0 out of 5 stars Try ignoring the bleeding heart
An interesting enough book, with great descriptions of the cuisine and the people. Far too leftist for my tastes, but as long as you take the politics with a hefty pinch of salt or better still ignore it entirely, it's quite harmless.

The most irritating thing, however, is the overuse of italics. About half way through the book, that's going to really start...
Published on 29 April 2007 by Miran Ali


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This review is from: A Death in Brazil: A Book of Omissions (Paperback)
Fascinating read! Shocking in parts.
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9 of 29 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Try ignoring the bleeding heart, 29 April 2007
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Miran Ali "I don't like anonymous reviewers" (Dhaka, Bangladesh) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: A Death in Brazil: A Book of Omissions (Paperback)
An interesting enough book, with great descriptions of the cuisine and the people. Far too leftist for my tastes, but as long as you take the politics with a hefty pinch of salt or better still ignore it entirely, it's quite harmless.

The most irritating thing, however, is the overuse of italics. About half way through the book, that's going to really start getting on your nerves.
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