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A Cartomante e Outros Contos

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Nos contos de Machado de Assis, a análise psicológica, a fina ironia e o estilo conciso associam-se para estabelecer um quadro crítico e bem-humorado da sociedade brasileira do século XIX. As histórias reunidas nestas três antologias prendem a atenção do leitor do começo ao fim, revelando o grande domínio que o autor tinha desse gênero. A causa secreta Conto de escola Pai ...more
88 pages
Published 1995 by Moderna (first published 1884)
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Vittorio Ducoli
Feb 16, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Un europeo di Rio

Machado de Assis è unanimemente riconosciuto come il più grande scrittore brasiliano tra ottocento e novecento. In questo libro viene presentata una selezione di suoi racconti. Come spesso accade in questo genere di volumi, pagine memorabili si alternano ad altre meno significative.
Tutti i racconti, tuttavia, dimostrano una grande perizia narrativa, ed una notevole capacità di descrivere soprattutto i caratteri umani, lasciando sullo sfondo i vizi della nascente società brasilia
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Marcele
Alguns dos contos são medianos, mas em sua maioria são bons. O conto que dá título ao livro, entretanto, é espetacular.
Gabriela Magalhães
Dec 26, 2013 rated it it was ok
Alguns contos muito bons, outros não tanto... No fim das contas, achei cansativo!
Leandro Sousa
Mar 30, 2013 rated it really liked it
Ótimo livro, recomendo a todos. Cada vez que se lê a pessoa se surpreende com o grande Machado de Assis.
Lara
Nov 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: classics
Com apenas cinco ou seis páginas, Machado consegue contar uma história, moralizar o leitor e mostrar a natureza humana realista como só ele conseguia. Recomendo a todos...
Suzana Elek
Apr 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Eu nunca curti as grandes histórias de Machado mas os contos...meu deus ! Não paro de ler até hoje !
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Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, often known as Machado de Assis, Machado, or Bruxo do Cosme Velho, (June 21, 1839, Rio de Janeiro—September 29, 1908, Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian novelist, poet, playwright and short story writer. He is widely regarded as the most important writer of Brazilian literature. However, he did not gain widespread popularity outside Brazil in his own lifetime.
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