This is a very complex, very interesting account by an amateur writer.
I stopped read the book in the middle do to the fact that the author kept introducing new people and made it confusing to understand.
I found this book a joy to read however, and essential reading for anybody interested in Brazilian popular music.
I stopped read the book in the middle do to the fact that the author kept introducing new people and made it confusing to understand.Published 11 months ago by Christopher M Morgan
I note some have criticized the translation. I searched "little lion" in the book and saw how "O Leãozinho" was translated: I have to agree it's pretty weak. Read morePublished on January 3, 2011 by T. W.
This book is so painful to read. The sentences are so long and complex. It was like reading a philosophy book. Read morePublished on February 4, 2008 by Thomas Stearns
The problem is the translation. Not knowing Portuguese though, I can only assume that Caetano writes eloquently in his native language. Read morePublished on June 29, 2006 by B. Johnson
Despite another reviewer's shallow "Gas Attacks" about this work, this is an excellent book that depicts the realities of the revolution intertwined with the cosmos of Brazilian... Read morePublished on May 10, 2005 by az kayhan
If one were to compare "Tropical Truth" with critical writings on Tropicália, it would seem unusual that Caetano Veloso writes more as an observer rather than a central... Read morePublished on March 27, 2005 by annoyed grunt.
This is a very complex, very interesting account by an amateur writer. Caetano is not “dying to be an intellectual” (as one reviewer remarked) – he is one (though... Read morePublished on January 4, 2005 by Michael Gerlinger
A great musician but a man desperate for intellectual respect. The book is virtually 400+ pages of an application for membership into some haughty Paris salon. Read morePublished on December 24, 2004 by Cheio de Gases