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The Passion According to G.H.
by Clarice Lispector and Caetano Veloso and Idra Novey




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The Passion According to G.H., Clarice Lispector's mystical novel of 1964, concerns a well-to-do Rio sculptress, G.H., who enters her maid's room, sees a cockroach crawling out of the wardrobe, and, panicking, slams the door--crushing the cockroach--and then watches it die. At the end of the novel, at the height of a spiritual crisis, comes the most famous and most genuinely shocking scene in Brazilian literature...

Lispector wrote that of all her works this novel was the one that "best corresponded to her demands as a writer."

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Overview

The Passion According to G.H., Clarice Lispector's mystical novel of 1964, concerns a well-to-do Rio sculptress, G.H., who enters her maid's room, sees a cockroach crawling out of the wardrobe, and, panicking, slams the door--crushing the cockroach--and then watches it die. At the end of the novel, at the height of a spiritual crisis, comes the most famous and most genuinely shocking scene in Brazilian literature...

Lispector wrote that of all her works this novel was the one that "best corresponded to her demands as a writer."

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780811219686
  • ISBN-10: 0811219682
  • Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
  • Publish Date: June 2012
  • Page Count: 193
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.1 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds

Series: New Directions Books

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