Nélida Piñon





Nélida Piñon


Born
in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
May 03, 1937

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Nélida Piñon is a Brazilian writer born May 3, 1937 in Rio de Janeiro of Spanish immigrants. Her first novel was Guia-Mapa de Gabriel Arcanjo (The Guidebook of Gabriel Arcanjo), written in 1961 which concerns a protagonist discussing Christian doctrine with her guardian angel. In the 1970s she became noted for erotic novels A casa de paixão (The House of Passion) and A força do destino (The Force of Destiny), written in 1977.
In 1984 she perhaps had her greatest success with A Republica dos Sonhos, English translation The Republic of Dreams. The work involves generations of a family from Galicia who emigrated to Brazil. This relates to her own family's experience.
She is a former President of Academia Brasileira de Letras and on a personal no
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Voices of the Desert: A novel

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The Republic of Dreams

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Livro das Horas

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A Casa da Paixão

2.83 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1973
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A Camisa do Marido

4.29 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2014
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Corazón Andariego

3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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El Calor de Las Cosas: Y Ot...

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Sala de Armas [Contos]

3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1973
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Aprendiz de Homero: Ensaio

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Caetana's Sweet Song

2.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1987 — 4 editions
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