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POOR, Paperback Book

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The PoorOs Pobres, 1906, by Portuguese author Raul Brando, is a powerful tribute to the underclasses.

Inno- vative thematically and stylistically, the novel consists of loosely connected vignettes on two narrative levels the lives of prostitutes, where the inexorable need for love is transformed into a means for survival and the life of Gebo, a seemingly slovenly man, with neither sentiment nor intelligence.

Instead, as he searches tirelessly for workand loves his daughter and wife with tenderness and constancyhe is revealed as a victim of the economic situation in Portugal.

With prescience, Brando emphasizes the

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