Onze anos depois da publicação de”Relato de um Certo Oriente”, Milton Hatoum retoma os temas do drama familiar e da casa que se desfaz. “Dois Irmãos” é a. 12 ago. Dois Irmaos de Milton Hatoum has 41 ratings and 0 reviews. Eis a historia de um narrador, que se questiona o pertencimento ao lugar do qual. THE AMAZONIAN NOVELIST Milton Hatoum’s The Brothers (Dois Irmaos) tells of the conflicts between two deeply different twin brothers in a family of Lebanese.

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A multi-generational tale about twins separated in their youth, both geographically and emotionally, Two Brother’s had me captivated, entertained and moved throughout. There is a great tension between the older couple, mother and irmaaos, between their fiery romance and the children that changed their relationship.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The novel is multi-generational, and is essentially about the passionate interrelations of one family.

Be the first to ask a question about Dois Irmaos de Milton Hatoum. But, I am not surprised because this is a novel of where people are looking for who they are and where they fit in. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It has that feel to it.

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Retrieved from ” https: From Wikipedia, the free doi. Overcopies of his books have been sold in Brazil, and they have been translated in several languages including Italian, English, French, Spanish, Danish, Czech, and Arabic.

Consuelo Van Caeneghem rated it liked it Dec 14, Paulo Muzyczuk rated it really liked it Nov 01, I think there’s nothing like it anywhere else. Carolina rated it liked it Jan 03, This one is far darker, almost an opposite in immediate effects, with more anger and violence, jealousy, deception, loss, but it is still passionate about love and sex and family and loss. I don’t usually love books with hatouum scope this wide, and none of the characters are particularly likable, but this is really admirable art and may be seen as in the canon of great works of this time of an explosion of graphic novels, the golden age.


I also like the way it ends, sort of open. irmas

The brotherly pair responsible for this reimagining of novelist, Milton Hatoum’s, work have created a special piece of homage and retelling. Our nightmares belong to us. I didn’t much care for that. You can feel yourself in the steaming jungle heat with the smells of coffee and the sounds of Samba in the background. It was interesting to understand Halim a lot more deeply. The twins that are born become the centre of everything, with every character spiraling into misery around the relationships that the twins are expected to have versus the reality of their very divergent personalities and the unbalanced love hztoum separated them at a young age.

I urmaos want to read the novel as I feel a little lost and disoriented after finishing it. You natoum commenting using your Twitter account.

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Open Preview See a Problem? The story is an atmospheric, cross-generational family saga that would appeal to fans of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Isabel Allende. Still, a great example that answers the question “Why graphic novels? Retrieved April 6, Isabela Boechat rated it it was amazing Nov 01, You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Lovely, transporting comics, very literary, very steeped in Hatoun life and geography, and atmospheric. Hatoum’s father was an immigrant from Lebanon who met a Brazilian of Lebanese origin.

Bruna Caram rated it it was amazing Oct 12, I only realised afterwards that the story was an adaptation. I recommend this graphic novel to any reader interested in great international literature in translation. I loved loved loved the art. This also feels like a novel of place. Re-reading will definitely help — I do expect to re-read it!


I think it is also that this is not their original work and story, and they just used an old Brazilian story. The book is an engrossing, Amazonian Cain and Abel told by the son of the maid in a family of Lebanese-Brazilians in Manaus: While I don’t think it’ll resonate with me quite as long as Daytripper did, it’s still a very beautiful and good read.

A lot of assumptions are made about cois, such as the belief that they ought to get along, but this story defies that. Paperbackpages. I love what this book shows me about its Brazilian cultural setting, and love its lush, fully realized world. The art style, which was coincidentally done by two brothers, is great but I had trouble telling the female characters apart.

Dois Irmãos

No trivia or quizzes yet. In particular the twins are clouded in uncertainty as to what they really feel about each other. Yes, this is an adaptation.

This site uses cookies. Email required Address never made public. Much like Daytripper, this story starts off a little confusing in how it’s told. The effects is like something out of an Isabel Allende novel or a Dostoevsky family tragedy, historical, serious, achingly real and a touch of magic brought about by the beauty of the setting and the sadness of ahtoum crumbling family.

Views Read Edit View history. I’m docking one star because I felt the quarrel between the siblings was not fully developed, rois character psychology terms.