By Jorge Amado
A Brazilian Lord of the Flies, a couple of team of boys who stay via their wits and bold within the slums of Bahia They name themselves “Captains of the Sands,” a gang of orphans and runaways who reside via their wits and bold within the torrid slums and sleazy again alleys of Bahia. Led via fifteen-year-old “Bullet,” the band—including a artful liar named “Legless,” the highbrow “Professor,” and the sexually precocious “Cat”—pulls off heists and escapades opposed to definitely the right and privileged of Brazil. but if a public outcry calls for the catch of the “little criminals,” the destiny of those teenagers turns into a poignant, intensely relocating drama of affection and freedom in a shackled land. Captains of the Sands captures the wealthy tradition, vibrant feelings, and wild panorama of Bahia with penetrating authenticity and brilliantly screens the genius of Brazil’s such a lot acclaimed author.
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