[Read] ➪ O Vale da Paixão By Lídia Jorge – E17streets4all.co.uk The story of a daughter's longing for her absent father and her determination to piece together the past and the futureThe setting of this extraordinary novel is an old farmhouse in Portugal a house f The story of a daughter's longing for her absent father and her determination to piece together the past and the O Vale MOBI :ò futureThe setting of this extraordinary novel is an old farmhouse in Portugal a house far enough from the Atlantic not to hear the breaking waves during a storm but near enough for the walls to be corroded by the salt in the airWith most members of her large family having left the hardship of life in this landscape of sand and stone for jobs in faraway places a young woman struggles to piece together her past from the widely varying stories she's been told Left behind by a free spirited feckless father a seducer with a rare gift for drawing she is raised by her uncle who has married her mother The only memories of her father's two brief visits are the echoes of his footsteps on the stairs leading to her room The only signs of him are letters from the widest reaches of the world letters accompanied by brilliantly colored drawings of exotic birds The daughter longs for her father and as she grows up she is determined to find him and uncover the truthBrimming with astute and exuisite characterizations this strikingly lyrical novel evokes the atmosphere of rural Portugal in a changing world and explores the timeless themes of family independence and the often painful experience of emigration.
LÍDIA GUERREIRO JORGE nasceu em Boliueime Loulé a de Junho de Concluído o curso de Filologia Românica dedicou O Vale MOBI :ò se ao ensino liceal Angola Moçambiue e Lisboa Publicou os romances O Dia dos Prodígios Prémio Ricardo Malheiros O Cais das Merendas Prémio Literário Município de Lisboa Notícia da Cidade Silvestre Prémio Literário Município de Lisboa A Costa dos.
- 240 pages
- O Vale da Paixão
- Lídia Jorge
- 23 March 2015 Lídia Jorge