The Mandarin and Other Stories (Dedalus European Classics)

The Mandarin and Other Stories (Dedalus European Classics)

Language: English

Pages: 100

ISBN: 190351780X

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Eca de Queiroz's sharply satirical work aimed to expose the hypocrisies of his age. In The Mandarin his lascivious anti-heroes Teodoro and Teodorico,are dragged from their narrow Lisbon lives into exotic encounters with Chinese mandarins, the Devil (in the guise of a dark-suited civil servant)and Jesus Christ Himself. This short novel is accompanied by the short stories Jose Matias, The Hanged Man and The Idiosyncrasies of a young blonde woman.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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