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.
Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Anchor On Sale: August 11, 2009 Price: $15.00
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 Thingsfollows two generations of men and women as they struggle with love, jealousy, violence, loss, and—most of all—the inescapability of...
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