By José Lins do Rego
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José Lins do Rego Cavalcanti (July three, 1901 in Pilar Paraíba - September 12, 1957 in Rio de Janeiro) was once a Brazilian novelist such a lot identified for his semi-autobiographical "sugarcane cycle." those novels have been the foundation of movies that had distribution within the English conversing international. besides Graciliano Ramos and Jorge Amado he stands as one of many maximum regionalist writers of Brazil. in response to Otto Maria Carpeaux (Brazilian literary critic), José Lins used to be "the final of the tale tellers". His first novel, Menino de Engenho ("Boy from the plantation"), used to be released with trouble, yet quickly it received praised by means of the critics.
Sobre o livro:
Integrantes do chamado “Ciclo do Cangaço”, PEDRA BONITA e CANGACEIROS, de José Lins do Rêgo, abordam a realidade nordestina, fortemente marcada pela seca e pelo movimento do cangaço.
Lançado em 1953, CANGACEIROS retoma a história de Bentinho Já adulto, o rapaz se apaixona pela bela Alice. Irmão do mais famoso cangaceiro da região, o rapaz vive um amor proibido, uma vez que sua namorada é filha de um homem que odeia o cangaço.
Apesar de ter uma história de amor como fio condutor, o sertão é o grande protagonista dessa saga. Com seu estilo crítico e observador das desigualdades sociais, José Lins do Rêgo aborda a luta pela sobrevivência no sertão, a brutalidade do cangaço e os motivos que levam os homens a entrar para o movimento.
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How little a persons knows of himself; it’s very strange . ” “I mean . . As I was standing there I suddenly fell on my knees beside her . . ” “Oh . ” “Yes. ” The stranger sat silent, but his thin hands moved restlessly over each other. Both men were quiet for a time. “She certainly hadn’t been dead long,” the man 38 resumed. “There were many signs of that, and there was not the slightest smell in the room. But that might be because the body was so emaciated. Prob ably she had lain there a long time without food, having nothing to eat.
Prob ably she had lain there a long time without food, having nothing to eat. There was no food of any kind in the house. There was a little ash in the fireplace and a few half-burnt logs, but nothing to show what had happened before her death. “The daylight was beginning to fade, and you might think I would go away and not care to stay there in the dark with a dead person, whom I didn’t know anyway, and had no connection with. But I didn’t want to leave her. I didn’t want her to lie alone there in the dark, the night after her death; she’d been alone long enough already.
When I tried to handle them I had no success; I was used to other, clumsier weapons. Her marksmanship was incredible: noth ing escaped once her sharp eyes had spied it. Often I couldn’t even see her quarry. It was no wonder I called her Diana; but she had never heard the name before and didn’t know what it meant—she knew nothing, for that matter. And it’s true that she didn’t like it. But that isn’t why I stopped call ing her so. “In the evenings we cooked our food over a camp fire, and when she had covered the hot embers with a little earth and moss, as her habit was, we slept beside it.
Cangaceiros by José Lins do Rego