Euclides da Cunha

Euclides da Cunha and the Amazon

22. august 2017 • Bok, Euclides da Cunha, foredrag, kultur, kunst, Transamazônica • Views: 218

Euclides da Cunha is the greatest Latin American author you have never heard of. Born in 1866, he is world famous in Brazil for the book Os Sertões, published in 1902. (In English: “Rebellion in the Backlands”.) The book tells the extraordinary and true story of the Canudos religious uprising