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Book Review: The Chandelier

May 02, 2018

This article is adapted from Americas Quarterly's print issue on Venezuela after Maduro

Newcomers to Brazilian author Clarice Lispector’s work often find it bewildering. Her second novel, The Chandelier — now available in its first translation into English — is likely to be no exception.

For devoted Lispector readers, this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, and this book gives us a closer look into the development of her style and sensibility.

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