Banguê by José Lins do Rego

By José Lins do Rego

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José Lins do Rego Cavalcanti (July three, 1901 in Pilar Paraíba - September 12, 1957 in Rio de Janeiro) was once a Brazilian novelist so much recognized for his semi-autobiographical "sugarcane cycle." those novels have been the foundation of flicks that had distribution within the English talking global. besides Graciliano Ramos and Jorge Amado he stands as one of many maximum regionalist writers of Brazil. based on Otto Maria Carpeaux (Brazilian literary critic), José Lins was once "the final of the tale tellers". His first novel, Menino de Engenho ("Boy from the plantation"), used to be released with hassle, yet quickly it bought praised through the critics.

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Terceiro quantity do chamado ciclo da cana-de-açúcar, Banguê, de José Lins do Rêgo volta a narrar a vida de Carlinhos. Dez anos após sair do Engenho Santa Rosa, ele chega à vida adulta com o desafio de encontrar um equilíbrio entre o antigo universo aristocrático onde cresceu e os novos rumos que o Brasil tomava.

Agora Bacharel Carlos de Melo, ele é chamado de volta ao engenho. No entanto, sua volta às origens não se dá de maneira fácil. Apesar de entender que sua função seria preservar os valores e costumes de seu avô, o rapaz sabe que esse mundo está em franca decadência.

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His manner was much more pleasing than when I last saw him; still there was a wild voluptuous look about his eyes which pained and startled me. ” This was said in a soft, bland manner, accompanied with a slight bow. ” said I, somewhat alarmed. ” said he, “it means simply this: that you are young and handsome, and moreover my prisoner. You have been tried and found guilty of mutiny and murder, and by my order can in a moment be led to execution. ” said I, with a burst of indignation I could not control.

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