Miguel Sousa Tavares was born in Oporto. He gave up a career in law to pursue journalism, after which he moved to more literary writing. He is the author of several books of non-fiction.
Equador is his first novel, the product of a long period of maturation and historical research inspired by a complex chapter in Portuguese history.
Started this unsure exactly where Sao Tome is - feel I've learned an awful lot and been greatly entertained on the way. Read morePublished 1 month ago by sally tarbox
I thought the book was in Portuguese but it is not, so it was not what I needed ( it's in English)Published 5 months ago by Melococo
I was excited to find a book set in São Tomé and Príncipe, and this one started out interesting, albeit slow-paced. Read morePublished 20 months ago by E. Smiley
[WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD]I was about halfway through this novel, and enjoying it quite a bit, when it decided to veer off the road, plough through a fence, rollover five times and... Read morePublished on August 6, 2012 by Cary Watson