Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Portugese
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About the Author
(1925-1977), the author of such works as Near to the Wild Heart, The Hour of the Star
, and The Passion According to G. H.
, is the internationally acclaimed novelist and short-story writer from Brazil and the subject of Benjamin Moser’s magisterial biography Why This World
(1932–1996) was the ablest translator of twentieth century literature in Portuguese and one of its most ardent advocates. He was the principal translator into English of the works of José Saramago and was awarded the Teixeira-Gomes Prize for his translation of The Gospel According to Jesus Christ