Epitaph of a Small Winner - de Assis, Machado, and Grossman, William L (Translated by), and Sontag, Susan (Foreword by)

In these memoirs, Braz Cubas, a wealthy nineteenth-century Brazilian, examines (from beyond the grave) his rather undistinguished life in 160 short chapters that are filled with philosophical digressions and exuberant insights. A clear forerunner of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Jorge Luis Borges, "Epitaph for a Small Winner," first published in 1880 ...

Epitaph of a Small Winner 2008, Farrar Straus Giroux

ISBN-13: 9780374531232

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