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The Whistler From Angola, A Country Riddled With Civil War And Its Aftereffects For The Last Years, Comes A Surprising Story Of Hope, Passion, And Magical Realism From A Groundbreaking, Young African Novelist A Young Man Arrives At The Church Of A Small African Village And Starts Whistling So Beautifully That The Priest Is Left In Tears As His Weeklong Stay Continues, The Whistler Finds Himself Affected By The Colorful Inhabitants Of The Village As They All Become Bewitched And Surrender To The Moods Of His Melodies


About the Author: Ondjaki

Ndalu de Almeida born 1977 is a writer from Angola, writing under the pen name Ondjaki He lives in Luanda, the capital of the country, and has written poetry, children s books, short stories, novels, drama and film scripts.Ondjaki studied sociology at the University of Lisbon, and wrote his graduation paper about Angolan writer Luandino Vieira His literary debut came in 2002 with the novella O Assobiador The Whistler , which was followed up with the childhood memoir Bom dia camaradas Good Morning, Comrades in 2003 To date 2010 he has published four novels, three collections of short stories, two collections of poetry and three children s books His books have been translated to French, Spanish, Italian, German, English, Chinese and SwedishSource was born in Luanda in 1977 He completed his degree in Sociology in Lisbon in 2002 with a study on the great Angolan writer Luandino Vieira A versatile young talent and a most promising writer of the Portuguese language in Africa, he has already had paintings exhibited, given public performances as an actor, as well as published his own poems and novels Ondjaki has been awarded the Grande Pr mio de Conto Camilo Castelo Branco 2008 by the Portuguese Writers Association for his novel Os da Minha Rua In 2008 he was distinguished with the Grinzane for Africa award, in the category of young writer, and recently, Ondjaki has won the prestigious Jabuti Prize 2010 with his juvenile book Av Dezanove e o Segredo do Sovi tico Source



10 thoughts on “The Whistler

  1. says:

    Sendo pequenino, n o me foi dif cil despachar este livro Mas se pequeno em tamanho e n mero de p ginas, n o o em termos de capacidade liter ria do autor.Ondjaki escreve de uma forma bastante po tica, com imagens muito bonitas e que n o s o clich A premissa da chegada de um estranho que alvoro a uma aldeia interior n o nova, mas na prosa po tica de Ondj


  2. says:

    Ondjaki est , certamente, no meu leque de autores favoritos Foi um dos causadores do despertar da leitora que h em mim e todos os livros que li dele encheram me o cora o e a alma de uma maneira que, at hoje, sou incapaz de descrever um daqueles autores que quero ler TUDO At a lista de compras N o posso deixar de me sentir levemente desiludida com este O


  3. says:

    Um livro que me recordou de um dos livros da minha vida, falo de O Perfume hist ria de um assassino Quem ler ambos certamente perceber a compara o.A escrita de Ondjaki encantadora, a hist ria mediana.


  4. says:

    I have read several books recently that felt like a bit of a chore, so the first point to make about The Whistler is that it is gloriously short With the help of generous amounts of white space the publishers have padded it out to 100 pages, but it s probablylike 60 pages of actual text I m not a fan of short stories and I m usually suspicious of very short


  5. says:

    Poetic prose, descriptive and atmospherically detailed This book is very short but a nice quick read I feel as though rereading will give new details that I missed the first time through The whistler is a mysterious character, but he really is not the main story The little village, full of characters, is the main event here High sense of magical realism throug


  6. says:

    A prosa de Ondjaki envolve nos como as liambas da floresta tropical, penetra nos como o cheiro a sal da casa de Dissoxi, infiltra se em n s como a hipnotizante m sica do Assobiador.Excelente Aler.Maria Carmo 19 OUT 2011.


  7. says:

    Foi uma boa leitura, com um estilo de escrita que me agradou bastante Se aquele final, ao in cio, me soou um bocado estranho, rapidamente se entranhou e tornou se divertido.


  8. says:

    Apesar de gostar muito deste autor, este curto romance desiludiu me bastante.Numa aldeia, surge de repente um assobiador, um homem que assobia coisas maravilhosas O autor esfor a se por mostrar a grave influ ncia que esses assobios t m nos v rios habitantes da aldeia, mas penso que ficou aqu m das expectativas.Para come ar, nunca percebemos exactamente o que que o a


  9. says:

    um livro com um mar secreto no cora o de uma personagem l grima, um comboio de do ura num caixeiro convidado, e tantos mist rios que comp em a solid o na voz densa de um homem que assobia s o palavras do pr prio autor sobre o livro e eu creio que bastante esclarecedoras do seu conte do, cabe ao leitor seguir o rasto encantat rio do assobio


  10. says:

    Este o segundo livro que leio de Ondjaki, e, decididamente, fiquei adepta da sua escrita Ali s, embora a hist ria seja interessante, gostei do livro mais pela forma como est escrito, do que pela hist ria propriamente dita aten o, spoiler mais adiante Embora o in cio seja bastante promissor, aquela orgia geri trica final, se assim lhe posso chamar, pareceu me um tanto ex


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