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Whatever Happened to Dulce Veiga? A B-Novel cover
  • ISBN: 9780292705012
  • ISBN10: 0292705018

Whatever Happened to Dulce Veiga? a B-Novel

by Adria Frizzi

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Univ of Texas Pr
  • Publish date: 01/01/2001
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A forty-year-old Brazilian journalist reduced to living in a dilapidated building inhabited by a bizarre human fauna -- fortune-tellers, transvestites, tango-loving Argentinean hustlers -- is called upon to track down and write the story of Dulce Veiga, a famous singer who disappeared twenty years earlier on the eve of her first big show. Thus begins a mad race through an underground, nocturnal Sao Paulo among rock bands with eccentric names, feline reincarnations of Vita Sackville West, ex-revolutionaries turned junkies, gay Pietas, echoes of Afro-Brazilian religions, and intimations of AIDS...

Constructed like a mystery, the novel unravels over a week, evoking a decadent and contaminated atmosphere in which the journalist's own search for meaning finds its expression in the elusive Dulce Veiga, who constantly appears to him as if in a dream, her arm pointing heavenward. Whatever Happened to Dulce Veiga? is a descent into the underworld of contemporary megalopolises where, like the inside of a huge TV, life intermingles with bits of music, film clips, and soap opera characters in a crazy and macabre dance, moving toward a possible catharsis.

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Translated from the Portuguese with an Afterword and Glossary by Adria Frizzi.
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