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Book Information: Orphans of Eldorado

Orphans of Eldorado (2008) [Novel]
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Series: Myths, the

Summary (From the publisher):

The setting for this magical fable is Eldorado, the Enchanted city that inhabited the fevered dreams of European navigators and conquistadors, but eluded all attempts to find it on the map. Some have linked it to Manaus in the Amazon Basin, and it is here that Arminto Cordovil lives with his father Amando in a white mansion. Theirs is a relationship full of passion and limitless ambition. Separating father and son is a remarkable cast of characters, from Angelina, the dead mother, to Denisio, the infernal boatman, and at the centre, Dinaura, a girl who betwitches Arminto and dreams of Eldorado...Orphans of Eldorado is a rich and magical fable that beautifully captures the atmosphere of the steamy, lush Amazonian world.

Original title: Orf„os do Eldorado
Original languages: Portuguese

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Genre: FictionFantasyContemporary

Edition #1: Orphans of Eldorado

Orphans of Eldorado (2010)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: John Gledson
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Orphans of Eldorado (February 18, 2010)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Edinburgh
Publisher: Canongate
ISBN: 9781847673008
Dimensions: 5.1 x 8.4 x 0.6 in
Pages: 192

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