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Hour of the Star

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Living in the slums of Rio and eking out a living as a typist, Macabea loves movies, Coca-Cola and her philandering rat of a boyfriend; she would like to be like Marilyn Monroe, but she is ugly and unloved. Yet telling her story is the narrator Rodrigo S.M., who tries to direct Macabea's fate but comes to realize that, for all her outward misery, she is inwardly free. Slyly subverting ideas of poverty, identity, love and the art of writing itself, Clarice Lispector's audacious last novel is a haunting portrayal of innocence ...

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0141392037

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9780141392035

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Hour of the Star
2015, Penguin Group

ISBN-13: 9780141392035

Trade paperback

The Hour of the Star
2011, New Directions Publishing Corporation, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780811219495

2nd edition

Trade paperback

The Hour of the Star
1992, New Directions Publishing Corporation, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780811211901

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Hour of the Star
1987, HarperCollins Distribution Services

ISBN-13: 9780586086926

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The Hour of the Star
1986, Carcanet Press

ISBN-13: 9780856356261

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