This study – which introduces the writer Luiz Ruffato and his novel Eles eram muitos cavalos to a francophone public – assumes that this Brazilian writer. Durante um único dia, Luiz Ruffato percorre a cidade de São Paulo tentando desvendá-la. A cidade onde vive o autor é apresentada em flashes e fragmentos, . São Paulo, terça-feira, 9 de maio de Durante um único dia, o autor percorre a cidade tentando desvendá-la. Não apenas os engarrafamentos, parques ou.

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The city is the protagonist.

To ask other readers questions about Eles Eram Muitos Cavalosplease sign up. Want to Read saving…. Ana Clara rated it it was ok Nov 23, I’m not even sure they can be called vignettes. In another, a penniless young man is arrested as a shoplifter in a store where he is merely trying to obtain diapers for his newborn baby. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

This is an English translation of a Portuguese work, but still as the observation were of Sao Paulo, I frequently felt I was missing to local cultural references, which were necessarily used throughout.

Um livro revelador de como vivemos em uma sociedade BEM doente, desigual e insana.


I was, unfortunately, lacking in any cultural schema to access while reading this text. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Eles Eram Muitos Cavalos

Sometimes I would have hoped that there had been more happiness in people’s lives, sometimes there were but often, after reading too many sad stories in a row, it was difficult to continue reading. Unfortunately this book has none of them. Open Preview See a Problem? Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Ele decifra cada minuto e segundo da metropole marcada pela diversidade humana – mosaico composto por gente de todo o Brasil.

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Tarasova rated it it was ok Mar 01, See 1 question about There Were Many Horses…. Luiz Ruffato uses a wide variety of techniques to make each little often just a page or two story unique.

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I have never been a fan of stream-of-consciousness writing, and when I see a long block of text without any punctuation, I have to struggle to keep myself from inserting all the omitted commas, full stops and other punctuation marks.


There Were Many Horses by Luiz Ruffato

She is the link between chapters. Some of the characters might actually be rather interesting if only they were given more time to develop, but as the book is a collection of short vignettes, that does not happen.

I could not read this Mjitos Prado rated it it was ok Mar 07, There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Mutta omalla tavallaan mielenkiintoinen teos, joka varmaan iskee tietynlaiseen kirjamakuun. Dynamic, ouiz, fragmentary book.

Then again, there usually isn’t that much drama in happiness. It was not until page 24 that any of the bits began to even look like a short story. Ana Luiza rated it it was ok Sep 04, Books by Luiz Ruffato. Of course, these aren’t short stories either.