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The Return of the Caravels - Antunes, António Lobo, and Rabassa, Gregory (Translated by)
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Called "hallucinatory and lyrical" (Publishers Weekly), The Return of the Caravels -- selected as a New York times Summer Reading title -- is a powerful indictment of Portuguese colonialism and another literary tour de force from the pen of Antonio Lobo Antunes, "the greatest living Portuguese writer" (Vogue). It is set in Lisbon as Portugal's African colonies gain their independence in the mid-1970s. In a contemporary response to Camoes's conquest epic The Lusiads, Antunes imagines Vasco da Gama and other heroes of ...

The Return of the Caravels 2003, Grove Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780802139559

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The Return of the Caravels 2002, Grove/Atlantic, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802117083