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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A User’s Manuallooking into the many rooms of an apartment building, and using many of the same elew of layout and typography. Might be a story in there amongst the babble, but I wasn’t going to waste my time trying to find out.

Itamar Harrison, Marguerite, org. Then there was the content. Experimental novel based on the daily lives of citizens of Sap Paulo Brazil.

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

So, is there a story here? It is written by a rising Brazilian author, and I usually enjoy reading the work of new authors from other countries. Lists with This Book. I wanted to like this book.

Sometimes disturbing, sometimes sad, and almost always interesting, this was nonetheless something of a chore for this reader. I’m not even sure they can be called vignettes.

I could not read this Using poetry, stream of consciousness, and non-literary techniques one chapter lists the books in a bookshelf and another is a transcript from a voicemail recorder this novel has the feel of a hip documentary.


The writing style also changed constantly which made it even more Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Isabela B rated it it was ok Jul 09, Luiz Ruffato uses a wide variety of techniques to make each little often just a page or two story unique. Carlos Panhoca Da silva rated it it was ok Oct 27, What is wonderfully memorable is the frantic metropolitan atmosphere created and the sense almost of having genuinely visited Sao Paulo.

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Therefore, I struggled to relate and I received a copy of this book through the goodreads giveaway in return for this review: Through him we experience a day in the life of just another person in Brazil. I won a copy of this book in a Goodreads First Reads giveaway on October 14, 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.

Eles Eram Muitos Cavalos

People die violently in Sao Paulo. Product details Paperback Publisher: I call it a novel only for want of a better term.

Questioner rated it it was ok Feb 05, Jessica Cezar rated it it was ok Jun 12, Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. The narrative does not have the traditional parts of the plot. Therefore, I struggled to relate and find meaning in much of the goings on within the text, which mostly accounts for umitos rating of 2 stars.

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Annina rated it it was ok Nov 26, It’s a cultural eye opener that enlightened me to what the heart of Brazil is actually like. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The muitso does not have the traditional parts of the plot.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Caio Massari rated it it was ok Jan 10, That doesn’t mean I don’t like the book, but it does mean that I wouldn’t probably teach it;it would be too difficult for high school students to write a decent essay about it.

The lack of structure apparently reflects the impossibility of reproducing the complexity of the city, and is an homage to its dynamic and diversity.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. There Were Many Luz. Feb 22, Elizabeth Grieve rated it did not like it Shelves: But sadly it was all I could do not to quit reading this book in the first few pages.

Acho a ideia boa. The city is the protagonist.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Ei huono, mutta ei minulle. Noora rated it it was ok Jul 17, Perec’s An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Paris which I am reading simultaneously prefigures Ruffato in implying a life through the meticulous annotation of trivia. Paula rated it it was ok Mar 11,