Books by Milton Hatoum

Milton Hatoum was born in 1952 in Manaus, Amazonas (Brazil). Tale of a Certain Orient is the author's latest book to go into translation by Bloomsbury in July 2004. His second book, The Brothers, was published to international acclaim in many languages an


TALE OF A CERTAIN ORIENT by Milton Hatoum
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 15, 2005

"Well worth reading, nevertheless."
A completely new translation of Brazilian author Hatoum's mordant 1989 novel (previously published in the US, in 1994, as The Tree of the Seventh Heaven). Read full book review >
THE BROTHERS by Milton Hatoum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2001

"One of the better recent novels out of Latin America."
A fraternal rivalry exacerbated by incestuous passion yields potent melodramatic consequences in this absorbing fourth novel (second in English translation) from the Brazilian author of The Tree of the Seventh Heaven (1994). Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 1994

"An interesting debut."
Originally published in Brazil, where it won a prestigious literary prize in 1989, this quirky first novel relates the saga of a Lebanese immigrant family, a tale as mysterious as the jungle that surrounds their home in Manaus, capital of the Amazon province. Read full book review >