Books by Tereza Albues

PEDRA CANGA by Tereza Albues
Released: Oct. 4, 2001

"An empty house inexplicably changes colors, ghosts and zombies mingle casually with the living, and a cleansing storm ultimately restores order: a wry magical-realist tale that Albues expertly shapes into a colorfully bawdy and exuberant celebration of life."
Brazilian author Albues's 1987 novel is a lusty and likable compact chronicle of a "wetlands" village (Pedra Canga) whose inhabitants are oppressed by, and eventually liberated from, the malign influence of the wealthy family who has long exploited them. Read full book review >