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Filipa Fonseca Silva

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Filipa Fonseca Silva was born in a small town called Barreiro, just across Lisbon, in 1979.

She graduated in Communication from Universidade Católica, but ended up in advertising, working as a copywriter until 2017.

Her debut novel, “Thirty Something – Nothing’s How We Dreamed it Would Be” (2011) turned her into the first Portuguese author to reach Amazon Top100 and gave her international projection. The book was followed by “The Strange Year of Vanessa M.” (2013), “Things a Mother Discovers (and no one talks about)” and “Taxi Tales” (not yet available in English)

She’s an activist for the environment and women’s rights, and besides writing, she loves to paint, collect shoes and eat watermelon.
She lives in Lisbon with her husband and two chil
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Average rating: 3.52 · 396 ratings · 89 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Strange Year of Vanessa M.

3.36 avg rating — 236 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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Thirty Something: Nothing's...

3.74 avg rating — 121 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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Coisas Que Uma Mãe Descobre

4.08 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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Amanhece na Cidade

3.47 avg rating — 15 ratings
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“We spend our lives in such a hurry, so self-centred, that we forget the simple act of observing the life that’s simmering all around us. Looking others in the eye, seeing more than faces. Maybe that’s why we feel so lonely.”
Filipa Fonseca Silva, The Strange Year of Vanessa M.

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