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Morrer à Sombra das Palmeiras

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Quando uma garrafa com uma mensagem surge numa praia alemã, todos julgam que só pode tratar-se de uma brincadeira. A mensagem, escrita por um tal Werner Bäcker, diz que, após uma violenta tempestade, ele sobreviveu numa ilha perdida do Pacífico. E precisa de ajuda.

Mas a história de Werner está longe de ser uma brincadeira. Perdeu a mulher e os três filhos num mar enraiveci
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Hardcover, 462 pages
Published 1981 by Círculo de Leitores (first published 1972)
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Raquel Dias da Silva
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Este foi dos livros mais fortes que li até hoje, talvez porque possui personagens também bastante fortes, com garra, personalidade, o que é bastante importante quando se pretende contar uma boa história.

Começa tudo quando um jornalista, ao saber da carta encontrada por Lars, insiste com o seu chefe para irem à procura de Bäcker. A insistência do jornalista é incrível, a maneira como ele acredita que por detrás daquela carta está uma grande história, melhor, a maneira como ele acredita que tem d
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Nov 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Este é um livro pequeno, que se lê bem e em pouco tempo, embora as letras sejam mais pequenas do que se desejaria. É uma história de coragem, de fé e de amor, na minha perspectiva, e é esta premissa belíssima que nos chama a atenção.

O protagonista é Paul Bäcker, filho do Bäcker original e da Anne, que para mim são os verdadeiros protagonistas. Werner, o seu pai, que perdeu a sua primeira mulher e os seus três filhos, acabando por ir parar à ilha Viktória, vive com princípios bem estruturados, po
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Heinz G. Konsalik (pseudonym of Heinz Günther) was a German novelist.

Many of his books deal with war and showed the German human side of things as experienced by their soldiers and families at home, for instance Das geschenkte Gesicht (The Mutilated Face), which deals with a German soldier's recovery after his sledge ran over a personnel mine and destroyed his face, and how this affected his relat
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