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Edgard, um simples contínuo, recebe uma proposta tentadora: se casar com a filha do dono da empresa em que trabalha, a bela Maria Cecília, que alega ter sido estuprada por cinco negros. O problema é que Edgard gosta de Ritinha, vizinha pobre que sustenta a mãe louca e as três irmãs prostituindo-se. Ignorando a profissão da bela menina, ele não quer aceitar o casamento com ...more
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Published 2004 by Nova Fronteira (first published 1962)
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Absolutamente genial. Uma das maiores obras da historia desse país. Recomendo também o filme homônimo de 1981 com Ze Wilker, Lucelia Santos, Vera Fischer e um Dr. Werneck extraordinario interpretado por Carlos Kroeber.
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Rastignac inicia "O Pai Goriot" inocente do papel do interesse próprio e do egoísmo na vida em sociedade, mas termina a história iluminado por aquilo que presencia. Edgard não precisa da escola da vida a lhe ensinar, pois já principia a peça sob o efeito da frase do Otto Lara Resende: "o mineiro só é solidário no câncer". É essa uma das possibilidades da literatura: a capacidade de ensinar de forma sintética algo que a vida demoraria muito para mostrar. Reside aí também a sua natureza terrível q ...more
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