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The Maias. Translated by Patricia McGowan Pinheiro and Ann Stevens. by José Maria Eça de Queirós

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English


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Pagination633 p. ;
Number of Pages633
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21642160M

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José Maria de Eça de Queiroz () is considered Portugal's greatest novelist, and The Maias () his greatest novel. Other books by de Queiroz are The Sins of Father Amaro () and The Illustrious House of Ramires. The Maias has been brilliantly translated by Patricia MacGowan Pinheiro and Ann Stevens, who have produced an /5(8).   The Portuguese novel The Maias appeared in , when its author, José Maria de Eça de Queirós (), was forty-three years old. Eça had spent close to a decade working on the book—which he initially planned as the first entry in a series called “Scenes from Portuguese Life”—during his diplomatic service in England. Founded in , Maia’s Books is a store specializing in genealogy, history, social history, conversation starters for discussing and sharing family history, and other items of .   Buy The Maias by Queiros, Eca de from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. The Maias: : Queiros, Eca de: Books/5(14).

The Maiar (the singular of which is Maia) were near-primordial spirits that descended into Arda to help the Valar first shape the World. They were supposed to be numerous, yet not many were named. Their chiefs were Eönwë, banner-bearer and herald of Manwë, and Ilmarë, the handmaid of Varda. Five of these spirits, in the Third Age, were the incarnated ctions: Tall, wise, fair, powerful.   Dior (1/4 Maia) Elwing (1/8 Maia) Elrond (1/16 Maia) Elros (1/16 Maia) Arwen (1/32 Maia) Elladan (1/32 Maia) Elrohir (1/32 Maia) Eldarion (Little over 1/64 Maia) Other versions of the Legendarium. In the earliest forms of the Legendarium, such as The Book of Lost Tales, many beings are said to be among the lesser Ainur, including dryads and.   The Paperback of the The Maias by Eca de Queiros at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. () wrote twenty books, founded literary reviews, and for most of his life also worked as a diplomat, in Havana, London, and Paris/5(3).   “The Maias” must have seemed shockingly contemporary in its verismo: its narrative ends in , just a year before the book was it is not a revolutionary tract. Rather, in.

  Book: ‘The Maias’ by Eça de Queiroz – Editor’s Note. Posted on 20 October Set in Lisbon at the close of the nineteenth century, The Maias is both a coming-of-age novel and a passionate romance. Our hero Carlos Maia, heir to one of the greatest fortunes in Portugal, is rich, handsome, generous and intelligent: he means to do.   The Maias by José Maria de Eça de Queirós Set in Lisbon at the close of the nineteenth century, The Maias is both a coming-of-age novel and a passionate romance. Our hero, Carlos Maia, heir to one of the greatest fortunes in Portugal, is rich, handsome, generous and intelligent: he means to do something for his country, something useful, something that will make his beloved grandfather proud. Our hero Carlos Maia, heir to one of the greatest fortunes in Portugal, is rich, handsome, generous and intelligent: he means to do something for his country, something useful, something that will make his beloved grandfather proud. However, Carlos is also a bit of a dilettante. He drifts along, becoming a doctor and pottering about in his laboratory, but spends more and more time riding his /5(2). A 19th-century Portuguese epic is finally put into readable modern English, revealing a strange tale of decline and fall. Eça (–) was a liberal in conservative Portugal, a litterateur who spent much of his adult life in willing exile as a minor diplomat in France, Cuba and England, “that land of heretics and barbarous language,” as the materfamilias of the da Maia family has it.