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Arms

Arms

by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
     
 
"And over the years, in other loves, more real and longer lasting, he never experienced a feeling like that of that Sunday on Rua da Lapa, when he was fifteen years old."

Fifteen-year-old Inácio has been sent to work as a runner for the lawyer Borges. Borges's wife, the full-figured twenty-seven-year-old Dona Severina, fires the young runner's

Overview

"And over the years, in other loves, more real and longer lasting, he never experienced a feeling like that of that Sunday on Rua da Lapa, when he was fifteen years old."

Fifteen-year-old Inácio has been sent to work as a runner for the lawyer Borges. Borges's wife, the full-figured twenty-seven-year-old Dona Severina, fires the young runner's imagination, and she herself finds her own ability to resist temptation sorely tested.

Translated from Portuguese (Brazil) by Juan LePuen
Genre: short story
Length: 4,080 words

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015631937
Publisher:
Fario
Publication date:
09/25/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
86 KB

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Meet the Author

Machado de Assis (1839-1908), considered Brazil's greatest novelist, also excelled in the short story.

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