Set in Rio de Janeiro on the eve of the abolition of slavery in 1888, this tells the poignant story of an elderly diplomat captivated by a beautiful young widow. Imbued with autumnal sadness, it shrewdly and ironically portrays a man coming to terms with the passing of the world he knows, and with his own old age and death.
Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 324 g
Dimensions: 20 x 212 x 17 mm
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