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Literatuur: Proza, romans, verhalen
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Amado, Jorge Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon
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Amado, Jorge

Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon

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In 1925, the arrival of a beautiful mulatto girl named Gabriela from the backlands to become the new cook in a popular local caf‚ transforms the lives of many inhabitants of the provincial Brazilian city of Ilh‚us. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
FOREWORD 1(4)
PART ONE, or A Brazilian from the Arabies
FIRST CHAPTER: THE LANGUOR OF OFENISIA,
5(92)
Of the Sun and the Rain and a Small Miracle,
5(5)
Of the Mixture of Past and Future in the Streets of Ilh ,
10(6)
Of the Notables at the Fish Market,
16(6)
Of the Doctor`s Claim to Noble but not Imperial Blood,
22(6)
Of Filomena`s Departure and Nacib`s Predicament,
28(6)
Of Law, Justice, Birth, and Nationality,
34(5)
In Which Mundinho Falc an Important Character, Makes His Appearance Looking at Ilh Through Binoculars,
39(6)
Of the Ship`s Arrival,
45(7)
Of the Dos Reis Sisters and Their Nativity Scene,
52(7)
Of a Des Aerate Search,
59(6)
Of a Political Boss in the Sun,
65(8)
Of a Political Conspiracy,
73(8)
On the Art of Gossiping,
81(8)
Gabriela on the Way,
89(8)
SECOND CHAPTER: THE LONELINESS OF GLORIA,
97(74)
Of Temptation at the Window,
97(5)
Of the Cruel Law,
102(3)
Of Black Stockings,
105(11)
Of the Law of Concubines,
116(3)
Of a Charming Rascal,
119(7)
Of Twilight,
126(3)
Of the Intricate Ways of Love, or How Nacib Hired a Cook,
129(5)
Of the Boat in the Forest,
134(4)
Gabriela Asleep,
138(9)
Of Food and Funerals,
147(9)
A Parenthetical Story with a Moral,
156(4)
The Banquet,
160(5)
Nacib and Gabriela,
165(6)
PART TWO, or Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon
THIRD CHAPTER: THE SECRET OF MALVINA,
171(106)
Gabriela and a Flower,
171(5)
Of a Welcome and Unwelcome Guest,
176(8)
Of Nacib`s Confusion,
184(6)
Of Conversations and a Burning,
190(10)
Of Newspapers and Hearts on Fire,
200(3)
Gabriela and Arminda,
203(5)
By Lamplight,
208(4)
Of the Ball and the Englishwoman,
212(9)
Of the Old Ways,
221(5)
Of a Bird`s Sad Song,
226(4)
Gabriela and a Bird in a Cage,
230(4)
Of High-Backed Chairs,
234(9)
Of the Devil Loose in the Streets,
243(6)
The Virgin of the Rocks,
249(7)
Of Love Eternal, or a Door Ajar,
256(5)
Gabriela`s Song,
261(3)
Of Flowers and Vases,
264(9)
Of Dredges and a Bride,
273(4)
FOURTH CHAPTER: THE MOONLIGHT OF GABRIELA,
277(149)
Of an Inspired Bard and His Mundane Needs,
277(8)
Of Mrs. Saad`s Conformity and Nonconformity,
285(13)
Of Candidates and Deep-Sea Divers,
298(14)
The Man Hunt,
312(10)
How Mrs. Saad Became Involved in Politics, in Violation of Her Husband`s Traditional Neutrality, and of that Lady`s Adventurous Night,
322(11)
Of the Joys and Sorrows of Matrimony,
333(5)
Of Gabriela`s Sighs,
338(4)
Of the Christmas Festivities,
342(8)
Of the Shepherdess Gabriela, or Mrs. Saad. at the Ball,
350(8)
From the Aristocratic Ofenisia to the Plebeian Gabriela, with Divers Events and Thefts of Money,
358(7)
Of How Nacib Broke and Did Not Break the Unwritten Law, or How Mrs. Saad Became Gabriela Again,
365(7)
Of Gabriela`s Love,
372(4)
Of Life`s Surprises,
376(5)
Of the Glass Snake,
381(4)
Of the Tolling of the Bells,
385(6)
Of the (Official) End of Gloria`s Loneliness,
391(8)
Of Profit, Loss and a Chef de Cuisine,
399(7)
Of the Comrade in Battle,
406(4)
Of a Distinguished Son of Ilh ,
410(5)
Gabriela Again,
415(7)
Of the Swedish Ship and the Golden Mermaid,
422(4)
POSTSCRIPT, 426
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
425 pagina's
Januari 2006
340 gram
197 x 127 x 19 mm
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