The Violent Land – Jorge Amado — The Lord of the Reads

The boat’s whistle was a lament, piercing the twilight that lay upon the town. Standing upon the deck, Captain João Magalhães surveyed the jumble of old-fashioned houses, the church spires, the dark roof-tops, the streets paved with enormous cobblestones. I thought I’d give this book a read as it is labelled as a classic and […]

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