The Passion According to G.H.

By Clarice Lispector

The Passion According to G.H., Clarice Lispector's mystical novel of 1964, concerns a well-to-do Rio sculptress, G.H., who enters her maid's room, sees a cockroach crawling out of the wardrobe, and, panicking, slams the door --crushing the cockroach --and then watches it die. At the end of the novel, at the height of a spiritual crisis, comes the most famous and most genuinely shocking scene in Brazilian literature...

Lispector wrote that of all her works this novel was the one that "best corresponded to her demands as a writer."



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She is quite a thing to discover indeed.




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Publisher New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish date 06/13/2012
Pages 193
ISBN-13 9780811219686
ISBN-10 0811219682
Language English

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