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Winning the Game and Other Stories
by Rubem Fonseca
translated by Clifford E. Landers and Clifford E. Landers
Tagus Press, 2013
Paper: 978-1-933227-46-7 | eISBN: 978-1-933227-47-4
Library of Congress Classification PQ9698.16.O46A2 2013
Dewey Decimal Classification 869.342

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
In these seventeen stories by one of Brazil's foremost living authors, Fonseca introduces readers—with unsurpassed candor and keenness of observation—to a kaleidoscopic, often disturbing world. A hunchback sets his lascivious sights on seducing a beautiful woman. A wealthy businessman hires a ghost writer, with unexpected results. A family of modern-day urban cannibals celebrates a bizarre rite of passage. A man roams the nocturnal streets of Rio de Janeiro in search of meaning. A male ex-police reporter writes an advice column under a female pseudonym. A prosperous entrepreneur picks up a beautiful girl in his Mercedes only to discover his costly mistake. A loser elaborates a lethal plan to become, in his mind, a winner.

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