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Contos by Artur de Azevedo

Contos by Artur de Azevedo is a collection of short stories that offer insight into the human condition through a variety of characters and scenarios. Each story is unique, yet they all share a common thread of exploring the complexities of human emotions and relationships.

One of the standout features of this collection is Azevedo's ability to create vivid and compelling characters that feel remarkably authentic. From an ambitious young man determined to rise above his humble beginnings to a lonely widow searching for companionship, each character is brought to life with depth and nuance.

Azevedo's storytelling is concise yet evocative, capturing the essence of each character's experiences in a way that is both thought-provoking and emotionally resonant. The stories are beautifully crafted, with a keen attention to detail and a subtle yet powerful sense of pacing that keeps the reader engaged from beginning to end.

Overall, Contos is a captivating collection that offers a glimpse into the complexities of human nature and the universal experiences that bind us all together. Azevedo's skillful storytelling and insightful observations make this a must-read for anyone looking for thought-provoking and emotionally rich literature.

Book Description:

Artur de Azevedo (1855-1908) foi um dos principais autores de teatro no Brasil do século XIX. Dando continuidade à obra de Martins Pena, consolidou a comédia de costumes brasileira, sendo no país o principal autor do teatro de revista, em sua primeira fase. Sua atividade jornalística foi intensa, devendo-se a ele a publicação de uma série de revistas, além da fundação de alguns jornais cariocas. Ficou também conhecido por suas crônicas e contos, sempre cheios de humor. Esta coleção éuma recolha de seus contos, publicados, em sua maior parte, no livro Contos Possíveis, de 1908. (Sumário adaptado da Wikipedia por Leni)

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