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I am generally a fan of Peter Robb. But I found this book too unstructured. The anecdotes of daily life in the history of Brazil's development were of themselves interesting and... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Chris Lawe Davies
I'm reading this book to help get prepared for a trip to Brazil. Really loving it. Very evocative writing. Poetic at times. Informative at every turn.Published 22 months ago by Philip Taylor
Great read. Best way to understand this complicated and dynamic country that will be very influential for the next century.Published 23 months ago by Donald E. Chapman
Engaging, entertaining and sometimes hilarious back-stories of Brazilian history. The author, a journalist, uses a feature-story style to the Brazilian story, from pre-history to... Read morePublished on May 9, 2014 by Sandra M. Stricker
Peter does a marvelous job in depicting Brazil. Everytime he spoke about the landscape or simply their way of life it's like I could picture it right before my eyes. Read morePublished on January 10, 2014 by Amazon Customer
Is A Death in Brazil a life-changing book? No, but I see how it could be for some people.
Don't get me wrong; this is a great book. Read more
As someone who has spent a few months in the Northeast of Brazil looking for more history and perspective, I really enjoyed this book. Mr. Read morePublished on September 10, 2013 by nostrebla
really well written and interesting -- made me want to travel to Recife -- interesting background on Lula and personal stories as well -- very highly recommendedPublished on August 2, 2013 by jmglick