A Game

A Game

by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis

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A Game by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis

"'Now, you’ve played cards with so many people, but only once, a long time ago, have you played with me, écarté. Isn’t écarté the name of that game you taught me? Let’s play a game.' Xavier started laughing."

Original title: "Uma Partida"
Translated from Portuguese (Brazil)
Genre: short story
Length: 6,200 words

Product Details

BN ID: 2940015901269
Publisher: Fario
Publication date: 11/01/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 72 KB

About the Author

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

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