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Book Information: Marble Dance, the

Marble Dance, the (1954) [Novel]
by Lygia Fagundes Telles Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

A dark, erotic portrait of women in love, this haunting story of a daughter who witnesses her motherís infidelity shows the pleasure and the torment of discovering sexual love. In the world of the wealthy Brazilian aristocracy, tradition gives way to seduction as couples change partners in aquadrille danced to the tune of old secrets and new dreams. Virginia, the youngest of three sisters, pines for a forbidden lover. Octavia, the prettiest, smugly flaunts her vapid beauty self- righteous Bruna condemns in others the adultery she canít resist.

Original title: Ciranda de Pedra
Original languages: Portuguese


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: The Marble Dance

The Marble Dance (1986)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Margaret A. Neves
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Manifested in:

The Marble Dance (April 1986)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Avon
ISBN: 0380896281
Pages: 184

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