Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands by Jorge Amado
The basic plot could hardly be more familiar. A woman needs to decide between the dashing and exciting ‘bad boy’ or settle for the safe but unexciting ‘nice guy’. Novelists have exhausted almost every twist in this scenario, and adapted the story line over the decades in response to changing tastes and values of their readers. Sometimes the alluring cad…
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