Books by José Eduardo Agualusa

A GENERAL THEORY OF OBLIVION by José Eduardo  Agualusa
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 15, 2015

"Too many mysteries pile up to sustain suspense, but the novel is redeemed by its bright shimmer of magic realism."
The Angolan writer's fifth novel to receive an English translation, a look at the upheaval caused by the Angolan civil war, places a recluse at its heart. Read full book review >
THE BOOK OF CHAMELEONS by José Eduardo  Agualusa
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2008

"Agualusa's novel, which has roots in the magical realist tradition, is a sui generis work, refreshingly different, owing its primary allegiance to a specific time and place."
Black is white and human is animal; appearances are deceiving in this subtle, beguiling story of shifting identities, the first U.S. publication for the Angolan author. Read full book review >