Nido de Serpientes

Nido de Serpientes

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A mysterious murder ?which everyone attributes to a secret organization? is the author s pretext to unveil life under a repressive dictatorship. The setting is a provincial Brazilian port during World War II, and the plot is a political allegory that explores the nature of good and evil, and the corruption and violence generated by absolute power ?just like a snake s nest. Under a dictatorship, stories are poorly told, explains the author, for a dictatorship is a kingdom of lies incapable of bearing the truth. "show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 139.7 x 209.8mm | 208g
  • Vaso Roto Ediciones
  • United States
  • Spanish
  • New edition
  • 8415168527
  • 9788415168522

About Ledo Ivo

Ledo Ivo was an acclaimed Brazilian novelist, journalist, and essayist best known for his ability to capture the heart and soul of his South American homeland in his writings. Some of his best-known novels are "Alliances," "The Road without Adventure," and "The Death of Brazil.""show more

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