The Sad End of Policarpo Quaresma by Lima Barreto

Title: The Sad End of Policarpo Quaresma

Author: Lima Barreto

Genre: Fiction, Satire

Latinx: Brazil 

About: A deftly satirical masterpiece about a man and a country caught in a violent clash between sanity and madness. Policarpo Quaresma—fastidious civil servant, dedicated patriot, self-styled visionary—is a defender of all things Brazilian, full of schemes to improve his beloved homeland. Yet somehow each of his ventures results in ridicule and disaster. Quixotic and hapless, Quaresma’s dreams will eventually be his undoing. (amazon.com)

Purchase: https://www.amazon.com/Sad-End-Policarpo-Quaresma

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