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Never heard of this author, highly recommended by someone who knows...wonderful, incisive. Haven't finished but it's going to be a great weekend.Published on May 2, 2013 by john g.
It was a good book. The first two parts are a little slow, but it was good. Great Brazilian literature.Published on April 23, 2013 by Abby Hansen
Pillars of Wisdom...
Euclides da Cunha's book "Rebellion in the Backlands" was first published in 1902 in Brazil. Since then at least 15 editions have been printed. Read more
I have a great pity for the translator of this book,a work very difficult to be read even to those who speaks Portuguese. Read morePublished on December 28, 2011 by carlos rezende
In addition to the reviews previously posted, my advice to the non-intellectual reader is to first read Errol Lincoln Uys's Brazil, which is an easy to read historical... Read morePublished on March 20, 2006 by Michael Wilken
This is not an easy book. Don't pick it up if you like pop novels and sci-fi. It's for the serious reader of history, military tactics, and social upheaval. Read morePublished on December 2, 2004 by Jenna
MAYBE "OS SERTOES", THE TITLE IN PORTUGUESE ,IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT BOOKS EVER WRITEN BY A BRAZILIAN AUTHOR. Read morePublished on June 7, 1999
Literally, this is the work of a genius. the author was the very definition of genius, a journalist, anthropologist, geologist, engineer, etc. Read morePublished on September 18, 1998