Clarice Lispector’s best-selling masterpiece—“her finest book” (The Nation)—now in a special hardcover edition to celebrate the centenary of her birth, with an illuminating new afterword by her son

Available October 6, 2020

The Hour of the Star

Fiction by Clarice Lispector

Translated from the Portuguese by Benjamin Moser

With a contribution by Paulo Gurgel Valente Colm Tóibín

The devastating final work by Brazil’s greatest modern writer, The Hour of the Star tells the haunting tale of Macabéa—a typist who lives in the slums of Rio—underfed, sickly, and unloved, yet inwardly free.

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Clothbound (published October 6, 2020)

ISBN
9780811230049
Trim Size
5x8
Page Count
128

Ebook

ISBN
9780811219600

Clarice Lispector

20th-century Brazilian writer