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Esau and Jacob

Esau and Jacob

(1904)
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Esau and Jacob is the last of Machado de Assis's four great novels. At one level it is the story of twin brothers in love with the same woman and her inability to choose between them. At another level, it is the story of Brazil itself, caught between the traditional and the modern, and between the monarchical and republican ideals. Instead of a heroic biblical fable, Machado de Assis gives us a story of the petty squabbles, conflicting ambitions, doubts, and insecurities that are part of the human condition.

 
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Hardback Editions

November 2000 : UK Hardback
Title: Esau and Jacob (Library of Latin America)
Author(s): Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
ISBN: 0-19-510810-8 / 978-0-19-510810-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
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January 1966 : UK Hardback
Title: Esau and Jacob
Author(s): Machado de Assis
ISBN: 0-7206-3011-8 / 978-0-7206-3011-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
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1965 : USA Hardback
Title: Esau and Jacob
Author(s): Machado De Assis
ISBN: 0-520-00788-3 / 978-0-520-00788-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: University of California Press
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Paperback Editions

September 2000 : UK Paperback
Title: Esau and Jacob (Library of Latin America)
Author(s): Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
ISBN: 0-19-510811-6 / 978-0-19-510811-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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Kindle Editions

November 2000 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Esau and Jacob (Library of Latin America)
Author(s): Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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