Free City

"Free urban" is grasp storyteller Joao Almino's 3rd novel to target town of Bras?lia, the social swirl of its early years, whilst contractors, company profiteers, idealists, politicians, mystical sects, or even celebrities mingled--including Aldous Huxley, Fidel Castro, Andre Malraux, John Dos Passos, Elizabeth Bishop, etc. placing earlier and current into direct clash, the tale takes the shape of a weblog, even incorporating reviews from different bloggers, each one with their vested pursuits, every one with new purposes for spinning fictions in their own.

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