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Blood-Drenched Beard
Author: Daniel Galera

ISBN: 9780241146156
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 24 June 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.7
Blood-Drenched Beard is Daniel Galera's gripping, visceral, fast and atmospheric English-language debut. His father shoots himself, and all he's left with is the old cattle dog and a vague desire for explanation. He loves swimming so he travels to Garopaba, a quiet little town on the Brazilian coast, where his grandfather disappeared in mysterious, possibly brutal, circumstances decades before. There, in the midst of romantic flings and occasional trips, he comes to discover more than he could ever have imagined - not just about his grandfather, but also about himself.

About the Authors

Daniel Galera was born in Sao Paulo in 1979. He co-founded the influential publishing house Livros do Mal, and has translated David Foster Wallace, Zadie Smith and Irvine Welsh into Brazilian Portuguese. He has published a collection of short stories and three novels, as well as an acclaimed graphic novel (with Rafael Coutinho).

Alison Entrekin's translations include City of God by Paulo Lins; The Eternal Son by Cristovao Tezza, and Near to the Wild Heart by C...

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