Category Archives: Brazil

December Heat by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza

Translator Benjamin Moser First published in Portuguese 1998; first published in English 2005. In the winter heat of Rio de Janeiro, a young homeless boy witnesses an insensible drunk being helped into a car outside a restaurant late at night. … Continue reading

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The Silence of the Rain, by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza

The Silence of the Rain: A Detective Espinosa Mystery (Inspector Espinoza Mysteries) Translated by Benjamin Moser Picador, 2003. First published in Brazil, 1998. I like mysteries in which the reader knows more than the detective, as one can see how … Continue reading

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