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El Mandarin [The Mandarin]

Description Un empleado bibliofilo del Ministerio de la Gobernacion adquiere un libro encantado que le invita a aseisinar al mandarin Ti-Chin-Fu tocando una campanilla. Monica Cunha rated it really liked it Jun 15, El empleado hereda entonces la inmensa riqueza del mandarin y se lanza a una vida de fama, lujo y placer; pero la maldicion de Ti-Chin-Fu le persigue y le llena de remordimientos.

A pleasant little read. He accepts, and the story charts his indulgence in wealth and hedonism, all the time haunted by the image of the dead Mandarin, and his eventual decision to travel to China and right his wrong.

A year of reading the world. Jaymi rated it really liked it Dec 22, This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat Jan 10, Maria Carmo rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Click I Have mandarun to open it now. Paperbackpages.


His first novel, “O crime do Padre Amaro” ; “The Sin of Father Amaro”,describes the destructive effects of celibacy on a priest of weak character and the dangers of fanaticism in a provincial Portuguese town. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Since I own the latter in it’s full novel form from Dedalus already haven’t read it yetI skipped reading the excerpt.

View More by This Author. However, he finds that fabulous wealth brings with it unexpected problems.

The Mandarin and Other Stories by Eça de Queirós

In order for you to inherit his limitless wealth, all you have to do is to ring the bell placed on a book by your side. Keates describes the novella as a “brilliant mischievous essay in fantasy chinoiserieirreverently subverting the trope, created half a century earlier by Balzac in La Peau de chagrinof the Oriental curse masquerading as a blessing”. A revised version was published by Dedalus intogether with three short stories.

Pedro rated it really liked it Dec 18, Vanessa rated it liked it Nov 12, Man, what an annoying character that was. Mortal reader, will you ring the bell?

Es una fantasia ironica que es considerada una de las grandes novelas del ilustre escritor, ya que tiene vigencia permanente. Book ratings by Goodreads. We can notify you when this item is back in stock. Views Read Edit View history.


Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Alberto rated it liked it Jun 10, Carla rated it really liked it Jun 03, A thriller where keen observation, magic and reality blend in a book excellently written.

El Mandarin

His last novels are sentimental, unlike his earlier work. After receiving his degree in law in from the University of Coimbra, where he read widely French, he settled in Lisbon. Lists with This Book. Both stories are worth indulging in for readers who like the time mandarim and are interested in texts that react to the schools of Realism and Romanticism.

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