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A Death in Brazil Hardcover – 21 Jun 2004
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It is compellingly readable and elegant. In fact, anyone planning a trip to Brazil should read this book -- Daily Mail
Its a brilliant piece of writing ... a dark and thrilling ride through Brazilian life and history necessary reading -- Daily Express
Outstanding a heady and fascinating picture of an extraordinary country -- Daily Telegraph
Robb is a superb stylist, and this brilliant dissection of modern Brazil is unputdownable -- Sunday Times --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
About the Author
Peter Robb is the author of Midnight in Sicily, M, and a novel Pig's Blood. He has lived in Europe and Brazil for much of his adult life. He now lives in Sydney, Australia.
Top Customer Reviews
Makes English politics look a bit dull. It perhaps rambled a bit at the start but overall it was very enjoyable.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
must read if you travel there, gives you a lot of contest in a very digestible way.Published 5 months ago by Cerise
An interesting critique of Brazil's history-informative and well researchedPublished 7 months ago by Gill
I would recommend this book to anyone interested in Brazil and its culture. I am Brazilian and have learnt a lot about my homeland and its history through it. Read morePublished on 20 July 2009 by P Mountford
A thoroughly well written and researched book which helps to outline how and why Brazil became the country it is today. Read morePublished on 26 April 2009 by OLi
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... Read morePublished on 29 April 2007 by Miran Ali