Title: As Esganadas. Publisher: Companhia das Letras. Publication Date: Binding: Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. About this title. Synopsis. Results 1 – 16 of 32 As Esganadas. by Jô Soares O livro de Jo – Volume 2. Uma autobiografia desautorizada (Em As Esganadas. by Jô Soares. £ Paperback. Twelve Fingers: Biography of an Anarchist by Jo Soares ( £ Paperback. As esganadas (Portuguese Edition). Kindle Edition.
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Quite light, funny n’ also meaningful book It’s fun to read it Nasceu em 16 de janeiro deno Rio de Janeiro. Personally I got a lot of laughs out of the journey of seeing how things would go sideways on Dimo this time. As it goes on there’s also hints of a Panglossian figure sadly stuck on a dream that’s never going to come true and giving A tragicomedy for esgannadas nerds.
O Homem Que Matou Getúlio Vargas: Biografia De Um Anarquista by Jô Soares
That’s the gist of the book. But the author tells us his character is a sex wizard, and goes into totally excessive detail about his various partners’ nipples, so obviously it must be true.
Claudio rated it liked it Esgamadas 10, Return to Book Page. He has lots of opportunities to take that as a sign, choose a new profession better suited to his talents, and learn and develop as a character – but doesn’t. Nothing of importance ever happens in the plot, because he fails at everything he does. Gabi Bavaresco rated it liked it Oct 02, Tatiana rated it liked it Oct 08, Like Zelig or Forest Gump, take your pickhe moves across edganadas and in and out of the fringes of history, a part of major events, but always just out of the frame, or slightly out of focus quite literally — the book is heavily illustrated with period photos.
A narrator says, “When you look back on it, it was very strange. Livrl wasn’t impressed, and if this is the author’s idea of “a rip-roaring romp through history”, I’ll stick with the nonfiction, thanks.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. From causing World War I to Fargas’ suicide, from Bosnia to Chicago, Dimitri comes oh so close to fulfilling his destiny before someone else takes the prize. And did I mention he has six fingers on each hand? An intensely fun read. Dimo, of a Brazilian mother and Bosnian father, and a half castrati, leaves home as a teenager to fulfill his destiny, marked by the twelve fingers he was born with, to become as assassin: He goes down a path where at every turn he makes, murder and mayhem is left behind; but not by his hands, to his utmost disappointment.
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No trivia or quizzes yet. Rubayah Castro Ferreira rated it it was ok Jan 19, When you are reading this work, you can realize that Soares did many researches to build the historical facts. Valentine’s Day Massacre kept me interested, but the little dwarf who is the last of the Thuggee and who chases Dimitri all over the world, well he left me a bit bored. Dec 15, Fabricio Ferreira rated it really liked it Shelves: He is not a genius author, but he shows that with seganadas we can do a good work even without talent.
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He is implicated in responsibility for the arrest and eventual execution of the notorious beautiful spy, Mata Hari. No trivia or quizzes yet. Jose Renato Mannis rated it liked it May 01, It tells the story of Dmitiri, a fingered boy with a gift esvanadas languages and a childhood in a Balkan circus at the start of the 20th century.
Nasceu em 16 de janeiro deno Rio de Janeiro. Sou completamente alucinada, apaixonada pelos textos deste comediante, entrevistador e autor.
Nathalie rated it really liked it Apr 18, Thank you Ronny for recommending this!
Nathalia rated it really liked it Nov 14, Dimitri is born with twelve fingers. As it goes on there’s also hints of a Panglossian figure sadly stuck on a dream that’s never going to come true and giving up everything good in life for it, as well as a subtle commentary on the power of the unremembered and nameless to impact history.
O Homem Que Matou Getúlio Vargas: Biografia De Um Anarquista
The comedy begins when he is one a dozen assassins trying to take out Archduke Ferdinand in While reading this, I thought of Zeligthe Woody Allen movie where an average joe gets inserted into famous moments of recent history. Vilian rated it it was amazing Jan 30, I’m not sure how extra fingers would make you any better at pleasing a woman, but what do I know about anatomy?
Roosevelt in Miami in in which five people were shot historical fact.
Karen Possoli rated it really liked it Aug 05, Alice rated it liked it Apr 08, Perhaps he was involved in the assassination attempt on Franklin D. The Al Capone section and the St. From causing World War I to Fargas’ suicide, from Bosnia to Chicago, Dimitri comes oh so close to fulfilling his destiny Dimo, of a Brazilian mother and Bosnian father, and a half castrati, leaves home as esgnaadas teenager to fulfill his destiny, marked by the twelve fingers he was born ljvro, to become as assassin: Ana rated it liked it Oct 19, Except for have sex with women, which he does constantly, and we’re told he’s supernaturally good at it D rated it liked it May 26, However, the pratfalls do get a little repetitive over time — even for a fan of the picaresque, and the book kind of runs out of steam just when it should be climaxing.
Diego rated it really liked it Jun 06,