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The Inquisitors' Manual - Antunes, Ant onio Lobo, and Zenith, Richard
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In his eleventh novel, Antonio Lobo Antunes, one of the great European literary masters, chronicles the decadence not just of a family but of an entire society -- a society morally and spiritually vitiated by four decades of totalitarian rule. Senhor Francisco, a once powerful state minister and a personal friend of the Portuguese dictator Salazar, is incapacitated by a stroke, and as he spends his last days in a nursing home in Lisbon, he reviews his life and his loves. His son Joao, raised by the housekeeper, grows up to ...

The Inquisitors' Manual 2003, Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780802117328