Assis, Machado de.
Rio de Janeiro, W.M. Jackson, 1939. 413p., wrps Good Paperback One of the great novels in Portuguese, first published 1886-1891. The plot involves what happens when unexpected and undeserved wealth gets in to the hands of a rapacious parasite, a parable of the history of the Second Reign (that of Dom Pedro II). (Item ID: 48057)