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The Tragedy of the Street of Flowers

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The Tragedy of the Street of Flowers was discovered amongst the author's papers after his death, and was only published in Portugal in 1980. This is the first English translation, and its publication is timed to coincide with the centenary of Eca's death." "One night at the theatre, Vitor da Silva, a young law graduate, sees a strikingly beautiful woman: Genoveva de Molineux. She claims to have been born in Madeira and to have lived for many years in Paris. The truth about her past gradually begins to surface, as does the terrible secret that lies behind the overwhelming mutual attraction between her and Vitor. Eca brilliantly dissects a world in which only surface counts, providing the reader with a vivid and gripping portrayal of a society and class consumed by hypocrisy, greed and materialism."--


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June 2009 : UK Paperback

Title: The Tragedy Of The Street Of Flowers
Author(s): Eca de Queiroz
ISBN: 1-873982-64-X / 978-1-873982-64-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Dedalus
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