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  • The Book of Chameleons
    The Book of Chameleons (English, Paperback) Jose Eduardo Agualusa

    An Angolan house gecko relates the exploits of an unusual businessman who sells manufactured new pasts to unhappy clients seeking to improve their future prospects by breaking free of painful memories, a practice that is thrown into chaos by the arrival of a mysterious foreigner. Original. 30,000 first printing.

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  • A General Theory of Oblivion
    A General Theory of Oblivion (English, Paperback) Jose Eduardo Agualusa

    As the country goes through various political upheavals from colony to socialist republic to civil war to peace and capitalism, the world outside seeps into Ludo's life through snippets on the radio, voices from next door, glimpses of someone peeing on a balcony, or a man fleeing his pursuers. ...

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  • Rainy Season
    Rainy Season (English, Paperback) Jose Eduardo Agualusa

    A journalist - the autobiographical features are quite deliberate - is trying to find out what happened to Lidia, who disappeared in Luanda in 1992, a point in time when the civil war flared up again with ferocity after rebel leader Jonas Savimbi and his UNITA movement refused to accept defeat in the country's first free and democratic elections.

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  • My Father's Wives
    My Father's Wives (English, Paperback) Jose Eduardo Agualusa

    Celebrated Angolan musician Faustino Manso has just died, leaving seven wives and eighteen children scattered across southern Africa. His youngest daughter, Laurentina, arrives in Angola from her home in Portugal to trace the story of the father she never knew.

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  • The Book of Chameleons
    The Book of Chameleons (English, Paperback) Jose Eduardo Agualusa

    A brilliant American debut by one of the most lauded writers in the Portuguese-speaking world, this is a beautifully written and always surprising tale of race, truth, and the transformative power of creativity.

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  • Creole
    Creole (English, Paperback) Jose Eduardo Agualusa

    Creole paints a vivid and dramatic picture of a decadent social order in tatters. Extraordinary characters, real and fictional, look on as their world collapses.

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  • My Father's Wives
    My Father's Wives (English, Paperback) Jose Eduardo Agualusa

    Celebrated Angolan musician Faustino Manso has just died, leaving seven wives and eighteen children scattered across southern Africa. His youngest daughter, Laurentina, arrives in Angola from her home in Portugal to trace the story of the father she never knew.

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