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Esta obra ímpar ( co-editada com o CTLX) pretende, com onze contos de alguns dos maiores escritores portugueses da actualidade, homenagear um género que entre nós tem tido pouca tradição – o “Terror” –, apesar de ter dado azo a alguns dos maiores clássicos da literatura mundial, como sejam os romances “Drácula”, de Bram Stoker, “Frankenstein”, de Mary Shelley, os variadíss ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published 2007 by Edições Chimpanzé Intelectual
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Joel Gomes
Dec 08, 2010 rated it really liked it
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O terror é um género muito difícil de trabalhar, na medida em que é fácil deixar de causar medo e passar a causar asco. A conjugação dos diversos elementos da história carece de muita atenção. Numa história de humor, o exagero de um defeito pode constituir a génese de uma piada; numa história de terror, o exagero também constitui um elemento importante, mas os limites e a progressão são outros.

Dito isto, foi com grande satisfação que fiquei ao terminar este livro. Satisfação e pena. Fiquei satis
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Podem ler a opinião completa no Floresta de Livros.

This is probably one of the most cohesive anthologies I've read. Every short story has quality, even if some are little less than mediocre, none is bad. Which is something really hard to find in an anthology. Of course, this comes form my own tastes, and maybe other readers will feel differntly.

For me, the best short stories included are "O Retirante" by Baptista Bastos, and "O Carrinho de Mão" by Pedro Martins.

I recommend this one to fans of te
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Julie Rylie
Oct 05, 2010 rated it it was ok
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loads of editing errors, even on titles.. that's not nice.

some tails are briliant, others are boring and some are just plain stupid.
Carlos Silva
Jul 27, 2015 rated it it was ok
Tem contos excelentes, mas também tem alguns muito maus e outros que são simplesmente desinteressantes. Parece injusto dar 2 quando existem histórias de 4 estrelas.
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Studied at Escola de Artes Decorativas António Arroio and Lycée Français Charles Lepierre in Lisbon, he started his career at the newspaper O Século. He was an editor at several newspapers, such as O Diário, República, Europeu, Almaque, Seara Nova, Gazeta Musical e Todas as Artes, Época, Sábado e Diário Popular, where he stood for two decades.

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