This study – which introduces the writer Luiz Ruffato and his novel Eles eram muitos cavalos to a francophone public – assumes that this Brazilian writer. Durante um único dia, Luiz Ruffato percorre a cidade de São Paulo tentando desvendá-la. A cidade onde vive o autor é apresentada em flashes e fragmentos, . São Paulo, terça-feira, 9 de maio de Durante um único dia, o autor percorre a cidade tentando desvendá-la. Não apenas os engarrafamentos, parques ou.

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I gave it 2 stars only because I was finally able to finish reading it. Then again, there usually isn’t that much drama in happiness.

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While I’m glad I finally own a copy of this novel, I was a little bit disappointed, but for the wrong reasons. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Isabela B rated it it was ok Jul 09, Ele decifra cada minuto e segundo da metropole marcada pela diversidade humana – mosaico composto por gente de todo o Brasil. I like my books with relatable or at least interesting characters, a plot, and proper grammar. The narrative does not have the traditional parts of the plot.

Paula rated it it was ok Mar 11, The description makes cavaalos sounds like it is just a description of the city without any actual story.


Ana Clara rated it it was ok Nov 23, No trivia or quizzes yet. Ensaios sobre o romance Eles eram muitos cavalos de Luiz Ruffato. Gosto muito do estilo do Ruffato nesse livro.

Product details Paperback Publisher: A beautician comes to the bedside of her school friend, dead of AIDS at 29, fulfilling a promise to make her beautiful for burial. Its only urge was to escape down cavqlos stinking gully or sleepy alley, through pools of darkness and light, which, mutually encouraged, turned each other inside out.

Eles Eram Muitos Cavalos by Luiz Ruffato (2 star ratings)

Therefore, I struggled to relate and find meaning in much of the goings on within the text, which mostly accounts for my rating of 2 stars. I was waiting for some characters to make a return appearance,but muiots don’t. I am glad I read it since it is quite descriptive, so I feel like I might understand another culture better than I did before. While you cannot look efam this for the normal character and continuity of a novel, it does develop considerable humanity when seen as a collection of very short stories interspersed with other materials.

And I like the Finnish cover.

It is less common in North American writing, and I cavvalos would lui want the “experimental” approach all the time, but when we do encounter it in good hands, as with Jenny Offill’s Dept. Not for me Got this as a freebie on amazon. Mamma son tanto felice, O mundo inimigo e Vista parcial da noite.


This theme permeates the novel and the city, disorienting urban individuals, redefining social contracts, and causing instability at home. But the people and their stories we What an interesting book, very different! Others, my favourites, extend to several pages of breathless stream-of-consciousness prose which I found an absolute joy to read even though their subject matter is frequently disturbing. Luiz Ruffato, descoberta do ano pra mim!

Fragmentation et engagement dans Eles eram muitos cavalos, de Luiz Ruffato

Paperbackpages. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I have never been a fan of stream-of-consciousness writing, and when I see a long block of text without any punctuation, I have to struggle to keep myself from inserting all the omitted commas, full stops and other punctuation marks.

Unfortunately this book has none of them. No doubt if one knows Sao Paolo or wishes to go there, it might be of interest as ekes series of city vignettes.