Title: As Esganadas. Publisher: Companhia das Letras. Publication Date: Binding: Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. About this title. Synopsis. Results 1 – 16 of 32 As Esganadas. by Jô Soares O livro de Jo – Volume 2. Uma autobiografia desautorizada (Em As Esganadas. by Jô Soares. £ Paperback. Twelve Fingers: Biography of an Anarchist by Jo Soares ( £ Paperback. As esganadas (Portuguese Edition). Kindle Edition.

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And he is clumsy. Claudio rated it liked it Sep 10, Diego rated it really liked it Jun 06, Feb 17, Edgar Coelho Inouye added it Recommends it for: As he ages, we get to meet Mata Hari, Al Capone, Franklin Roosevelt and others, as he either befriends them or lines them Dimitri is born with twelve fingers. Return to Book Page. The main character is somehow inexplicably a genius who speaks every language and is a crack shot with every gunand ALSO a totally buffoonish, klutzy idiot caricature, making him feel like two totally separate people with the same name.

The comedy begins when he is one a dozen assassins trying to take out Archduke Ferdinand in Very fun reading, flowing easily.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Tatiana rated it liked it Oct 08, This tale of the world’s most charming and hapless assassin, Forrest Gump as a twelve-fingered Serbian-Brazilian anarchist out to rid the world of tyrants, is a rake gag of a book, and I suspect a lot of folks will find it repetitive. An enjoyable little adventure that peters out a tad towards the end.


O Homem Que Matou Getúlio Vargas: Biografia De Um Anarquista by Jô Soares

As it goes on there’s also hints of a Panglossian figure sadly stuck on a dream that’s never going to come true and giving up everything good in life for it, as well as a subtle commentary on the power of the unremembered and nameless to impact history.

His goal is to assassinate a world leader, but his extra digits always seem to conspire against him. When you are reading this work, you can realize that Soares did many researches to build the historical facts. While reading this, I thought of Zeligthe Woody Allen movie where an average joe gets inserted esganadaa famous moments of recent history.

Perhaps he was involved in the assassination attempt on Franklin D.

True to liivro blundering ways, Dmitri ends up causing his first killing in trying to prevent the ousted dictator, Getulio Vargas, from committing suicide. That’s the gist of the book. And did I mention he has six fingers on each hand? Nasceu em 16 de janeiro deno Rio de Janeiro.

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However, the pratfalls do get a little repetitive over time — even for a fan of the picaresque, and the book kind of runs out of steam just when it should be climaxing. No trivia or quizzes yet.


It tells the story of Dmitiri, a fingered boy with a gift for languages and a childhood in a Balkan circus at the start of the 20th century. Silva rated it really liked it. All the “humor” is over-the-top slapstick physical comedy, with little authorial effort put into actual wit. Pv Sampaio rated it liked it Oct 13, This book is supposed to be funny, but it just reads like a Looney Tunes cartoon. The Al Capone section and the St. Dec 15, Fabricio Ferreira rated it eesganadas liked it Shelves: Pedro rated it liked it Apr 28, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Humor Nos Tempos Do Collor by Jô Soares

Except for have sex with women, which he does constantly, and we’re told he’s livor good at it Reader rated it really liked it Apr 15, Nasceu em 16 de janeiro deno Rio de Janeiro. An intensely fun read. Ana rated it liked it Oct 19, Lists with This Book.