We had a lovely mention in Suroor Alikhan’s TALKING ABOUT BOOKS a blog that seeks to promote world literature. It’s for the cosmopolitan-minded who are interested in outside narratives from diverse cultural and geographical perspectives. We are very grateful they were interested in the work of Lula Falcão. His work is essential in understanding how truly dystopian reality is in Brazil.
Reading Vultures in the Living Room is like unlocking hidden clues in a landscape stretched by physical, political, environmental and metaphorical upheaval.
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“It is genius. It reminded me of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and his magical realism, but Marquez is more airy, somehow vaster and less dense. ““Falcão effectively paints the fear and the calm before the reality of the storm hit the world, not just Brazil. He writes these moments of calm and lack of knowledge of the disaster afoot with such uncanny clarity that it touched some deeply traumatized part of my psyche, that linked the author to the human condition, and the horror of the last year and a half.” The Paltry Sum
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INTERNATIONAL TITLE: VULTURES IN THE LIVING ROOM
Casa Forte Press is delighted to announce the first English translation of Vultures in the Living Room,a book of short stories by Brazilian author Lula Falcão, now…
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