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The Inquisitors' Manual

(2002)
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Paperback. Pub Date: 2004 Pages: 448 Publisher: Grove Press The Inquisitors' Manual chronicles the Decadence not just of a family but of the entire AN Society Morally and spiritually vitiated by four decades of totalitarian rule. Senhor Francisco a once powerful state minister and a personal friend of the Portuguese dictator Salazar. is incapacitated by a stroke. and as he spends his last days in a nursing home in Lisbon he reviews his life and his loves. His son Joao. raised by the housekeeper. grows up to be good-hearted but totally inept. so that his ruthless in-laws easily defraud him of his father's farm. The minister's daughter. Paula. whom he had by the cook and who was raised by a childless widow in another town. is ostracized after the Revolution for her father's position ...

    

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December 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Inquisitors' Manual
Author(s): Antonio Lobo Antunes, Richard Zenith
ISBN: 0-8021-1732-5 / 978-0-8021-1732-8 (USA edition)
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September 2002 : USA Hardback

Title: The Inquisitors Manual
Author(s): Antonio Lobo Antunes
ISBN: 0-8050-5932-6 / 978-0-8050-5932-8 (USA edition)
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April 2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Inquisitors' Manual
Author(s): Antonio Lobo Antunes
ISBN: 0-8021-4052-1 / 978-0-8021-4052-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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