Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Photo of Fortaleza in northeastern Brazil, the author’s home town. Dora refers to her as Senhora, not mother, and seems to be one of the only people in the household who longs for freedom. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. Your request to send this item has been completed. This Brazilian novel from gets off to a slow start but picks up and I it found it fascinating in the end. View all 4 comments.
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Some features of WorldCat will not be available. The first section is in sharp contrast to the second, where Dora falls in with a theater group run by the imperious, generous, larger-than-life impresario Seu Brandini and his tactful, pragmatic wife Estrela, a fading actress. The book started out alright, but by the end, I wasn’t sure what the point was. Her avoidance of her mother is such that she only corresponds with home by letters to and from servants and she never sees her mother again even when she learns her mother has had a stroke.
Doraluna 16, Lilly rated it liked it Shelves: I had to slog through this book in college. She finds employment and eventually ends up on stage, despite her shyness. The ins and outs of the frictions among the dozen or so players and musicians is good material — after all, they are all prima donnas, including the main character.
Please enter the message. Photo of Fortaleza in northeastern Brazil, the author’s home town.
Gabi Machi rated it it was amazing Dorq 11, Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item The book is divided into three sections, representing three stages in the life of our narrator, Dora.
However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. No library descriptions found. And when I saw this book at the back of my grandparent’s bookshelf, I was immediately intrigued. Google Books — Loading As an actress she has a lot of male admirers. Trivia About Dora, Doralina. Doralia with This Book. And it is during her travels with the company that doralinz meets the love of her life. Details Additional Physical Format: English View all editions and formats Rating: Antonia Tucheac rated it liked it Dec 08, I laughed, I sighed, I gasped.
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For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. Genesis rated it did not like it Sep 08, To ask other readers questions about Dora, Doralinaplease sign up. This is true, but I think perhaps the translation to English has something to do I’m a big fan of Brazilian literature. If you can get dors in Portuguese, probably even better!
The book started out alright, but by the end, I wasn’t sure what the point was. Sculpture of the author on a bench in Fortaleza. Nov 29, Sara rated it really liked it Shelves: