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Jose Luis Peixoto
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JOSÉ LUÍS PEIXOTO was born in 1974 in the Portuguese region of Alentejo. A poet, playwright, and novelist, he has received numerous awards for his writing. Published and acclaimed in more than twelve languages, The Implacable Order of Things won the José Saramago Prize in 2001.

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The Implacable Order of Things
A Novel
Written by Jose Luis Peixoto
Translated by Richard Zenith

Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 29, 2008
Price: $11.99

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The Implacable Order of Things

Written by Jose Luis Peixoto

Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $15.95

Winner of the José Saramago Literary Award

A mesmerizing tale from Portugal's most acclaimed young novelist.

Set in an unnamed Portuguese village, against a backdrop of severe poverty, The Implacable Order of Things follows two generations of men and women as they struggle with love, jealousy, violence, loss, and—most of all—the inescapability of... Read more >
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