The Complete Stories

By Clarice Lispector

The recent publication by New Directions of five Lispector novels revealed to legions of new readers her darkness and dazzle. Now, for the first time in English, are all the stories that made her a Brazilian legend: from teenagers coming into awareness of their sexual and artistic powers to humdrum housewives whose lives are shattered by unexpected epiphanies to old people who don t know what to do with themselves. Clarice s stories take us through their lives and ours.

From one of the greatest modern writers, these stories, gathered from the nine collections published during her lifetime, follow an unbroken time line of success as a writer, from her adolescence to her death bed."



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To fans, Lispector is simply 'Clarice, ' like Cher or Madonna or her countryman, Pele.--Brenda Cronin
Clarice Lispector had a diamond-hard intelligence, a visionary instinct, and a sense of humor that veered from a naif wonder to wicked comedy. --Rachel Kushner"




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Publisher New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish date 08/25/2015
Pages 640
ISBN-13 9780811219631
ISBN-10 0811219631
Language English

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