James Scudamore's Heliopolis PDF

By James Scudamore

ISBN-10: 0099523841

ISBN-13: 9780099523840

ISBN-10: 1407439162

ISBN-13: 9781407439167

Born in a São Paulo shantytown, Ludo undergoes a impressive transformation from one facet of the city’s impermeable social divide to the opposite. Rescued and raised by way of a plutocrat, Zeno Generoso, Ludo reveals himself entrenched within the gated, guarded neighborhood of the super-rich.
Now twenty-seven, Ludo works for a vacuous “communications corporation” that markets undesirable, unaffordable items aimed toward the very underclass into which he used to be born and from which he escaped. To make concerns extra complex, he has constructed an obsessive, adulterous love for his adoptive sister, whose husband is his purely buddy.
Ludo’s involvement in an ill-conceived grocery store release aimed toward the favela’s desperately terrible inhabitants hazards embroiling him in a global of violence and brutality. by means of turns darkly funny and poignant, James Scudamore’s Booker Prize-nominated novel is a hugely unique, amazing tackle the rags-to-riches story.

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