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The Crime of Father Amaro

Eça de Queirós Margaret Jull Costa September 02, 2018

E a de Queirs s novel is a lurid satire of clerical corruption in a town in Portugal during a period before and after the 1871 Paris Commune Young, virile Father Amaro arrives in Leira and is taken in as a lodger by S o Joaneira Her budding, devout, dewy lipped daughter Am lia is soon lusted after by the young priest What ensues is a secret love affair amidst a host ofE a de Queirs s novel is a lurid satire of clerical corruption in a town in Portugal during a period before and after the 1871 Paris Commune Young, virile Father Amaro arrives in Leira and is taken in as a lodger by S o Joaneira Her budding, devout, dewy lipped daughter Am lia is soon lusted after by the young priest What ensues is a secret love affair amidst a host of compelling minor characters Canon Dias, a priest, glutton, and Sao Joaneira s lover Dona Maria da Assuncao, a wealthy widow with a roomful of religious relics, agog at any hint of sex Joao Eduardo, repressed atheist, free thinker, and suitor to Amelia Eca s incisive critique flies like a shattering mirror, jabbing everything from the hypocrisy of a rich and powerful Church, to the provincialism of Portuguese society of the time.Haunting, The Crime of Father Amaro is the ghost of a forgotten religion of tolerance, wisdom, and equality Margaret Jull Costa has rendered an exquisite translation and provides an informative introduction to a story that truly spans all ages The Crime of Father Amaro inspired a series of magnificent paintings by the Portuguese artist Paula Rego, one of which graces the cover of this edition The novel was also made into a controversial film, El Crimen del Padre Amaro by Mexican director Carlos Carrera in 2002 BOOK JACKET.


  • Title: The Crime of Father Amaro
  • Author: Eça de Queirós Margaret Jull Costa
  • ISBN: 9780811215329
  • Page: 306
  • Format: Paperback
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