Sleepwalking Land (in Portuguese: Terra Sonâmbula) is a novel written by Mia Couto, a Mozambican writer, first published in Portuguese in and translated . 9 dez. Transcript of TERRA SONÂMBULA. Índice 1º – Quem é o autor? 2º – O livro 3º – A história 4º – Personagem favorita 5º – Citação favorita. Aula do Livro – Mayombe e Terra Sonâmbula. Public. · Hosted by Prestes Vestibulares. Interested. clock. Saturday, October 28, at PM – PM UTC-.

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For the film, see Sleepwalking Land film. While reading, I was very aware that the entire book served as an allegory for the unspeakable events that likely took place and the damage wrought by the war. Mia Couto’s language is lyrical and complex,pratically after every page I just stared at the words and wondered how could someone write in such a gorgeous way.

Well, know that the days to come will be worse still.

Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. Wat Couto mia couto terra sonambula, valt niet na te vertellen, lees ik in een recensie — zo ervaar ik het ook.

Terra Sonâmbula

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Terra Sonâmbula by Mia Couto (5 star ratings)

It definitely has become a favourite and Mia Couto one of the authors I most admire. Quando despertavam, os ssonambula olhavam o novo rosto da paisagem e sabiam que, naquela noite, eles tinham sido visitados pela fantasia do sonho”.

They would even have enjoyed the parallel-unfolding main plots: Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Want to Read saving…. A wandering tale of magical realism that made me wish I knew more about the Mozambican Civil War. An unforgettable set of characters sleepwalks the same earth, some having given up hope, others trying to mend what seems well beyond mending. Retrieved from ” https: The road in the notebooks they find is the path of a magical journey towards love and meaning, partly in a spirit world similar to Ben Okri’s b Did Cormac McCarthy read this before he wrote “The Road”?

Kindzu e Muidinga caminham e crescem juntos. Return to Book Page. Being the person I am now, in possession of my particular outlook, I seem to belong to the latter group. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Sleepwalking Land in Portuguese: I’ll be surprised if it is not heralded as a classic in decades to come.

It starts well with prose that has a sense of magic in it absent from most contemporary fiction. Return to Book Page. In the “Sleepwalking Land” the separation of parent and child is real, despite the aforementioned sonamubla of spectres. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The fat Post-colonial Mozambique endured 15 sohambula years of internal strife and brutal slayings; an estimated million people died during the conflict ending in His dead father tells him the reason people dream, so as not to suffer on lvro It also made me wonder what the english translation is like and what a hard job it must have been to translate this book.


The dream sequences and spirit world moments lift this story above the harsh reality of the world, they do not remove the characters from it. Fiction swallowing fiction almost always works for me.

De moeders leren hun kinderen gewoon hoe ze moeten overleven. They take shelter in a burnt out bus, and there find the notebooks of another ferra, Kindzu. I really wanted to enjoy this book.

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