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In Praise of Lies

  • 192 Pages
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Bloomsbury USA
General, Fiction / General, Portuguese (Language) Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Ge
ContributionsClifford E. Landers (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12284662M
ISBN 101582340587
ISBN 139781582340586
OCLC/WorldCa42365108

Patrícia Melo (born in São Paulo) is a Brazilian author. She has written a number of successful novels, including The Killer and In Praise of Lies.

Her works have often dealt with sex and violence in a heavily urbanized setting/5. Written in the tradition of the classic American noir of Raymond Chandler and James M. Cain, In Praise of Lies is a brilliantly clever, fiendishly funny crime novel about a woman who raises poisonous snakes and the man who loves her enough to attempt murder.

Jose Guber is in love with a deadly woman.4/5(4). In this darkly satirical book 'In Praise of Lies' Patricia Melo does not address the consumers of this inexpensive literature; rather, she prefers to poke fun at the industry that supplies it.4/5(4).

Written in the tradition of the classic American noir of Raymond Chandler and James M. Cain, In Praise of Lies is a brilliantly clever, fiendishly funny crime novel about a woman who raises poisonous snakes and the man who loves her enough to attempt murder.

Jose Guber is Author: Patricia Melo.

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Melo (The Killer) is a promising literary crime novelist, one of a new crop of Brazilian suspense writers that includes Rubem Fonseca. In her second book, she focuses on the career of Jos Guber, a bo. As a humorous statement on bringing Shakespeare to the masses, In Praise of Lies re-creates plots by numerous writers such as Poe, Dostoevsky, Cain, In Praise of Lies book, Fonseca, and others as the inspirational sources for the narrator/writer, a plagiarizer who assumes a number of pseudonyms for the purpose of financial gain.

The power of the book lies in its leisurely literary illustrations of the way writers have used semicolons to great effect, including Irvine Welsh, Raymond Chandler, Herman Melville, and brilliantly in Martin Luther King’s ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’ — a moving sequence of semicolon-separated plaints that build to one of the most powerful climaxes I have ever read.

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These landowners are idle, and I might, therefore. For ages, the rich and their sycophants have written in praise of 'honest toil', have praised the simple life, have professed a religion which teaches that the poor are much more likely to go to heaven than the rich, and in general have tried to make manual workers believe that there is some special nobility about altering the position of matter in space, just as men tried to make women believe Author: Richard Nordquist.

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In praise of lies. [Patrícia Melo; Clifford E Landers] -- A black comedy on a writer of crime novels and a lady zoologist, specializing in snakes, who combine their respective expertise to murder her husband.

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