Fernanda Torres was born in 1965 in Rio de Janeiro. The daughter of actors, she was raised backstage. Fernanda has built a solid career as an actress and dedicated herself equally to film, theater, and TV since she was 13 years old, and has received many awards, including Best Actress at the 1986 Cannes Film Festival. Over the last twenty years, she has written and collaborated on film scripts and adaptations for theater. She began to write regularly for newspapers and magazines in 2007 and is now a columnist for the newspaper Folha de São Paulo and the magazine Veja-Rio and contributes to the magazine Piauí. Her debut novel, The End, has sold more than 200,000 copies in Brazil.
Translated from the Portuguese by Alison Entrekin
In this deadly-funny debut novel by renowned Brazilian actress Fernanda Torres, five macho friends in Rio’s Copacabana reflect on their hedonistic glory days—now supplanted by the indignities of aging—in what turn out to be their final moments.
Paperback List Price: $16.99 • ISBN: 9781632061218 • Publication: Jul 11, 2017• 5” x 7.125” • 256 pages • Fiction • Territory: World English • eBook ISBN: 9781632061225
TRANSLATED FROM THE PORTUGUESE BY ERIC M. B. BECKER
List Price: $17.99 • ISBN: 9781632061126 • Publication: 7/9/2019 • 5" x 7.125" • 224 pages • Fiction: [subgenre] / [subgenre] • Territory: World • eBook ISBN: 9781632061133
From celebrated Brazilian actress and bestselling author of The End Fernanda Torres comes a hilarious send-up of the art and artifice of acting, in which a fading star of stage and screen’s disastrous turn as King Lear sends him into a tragicomic tailspin.
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