Melo, Patrícia 1962-
Most widely held works by Patrícia Melo
The killer by Patrícia Melo ( Book )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 277 libraries worldwide
"Melo's prize-winning novel (Matador) is a thriller about a man who accidentally becomes a hired killer and a local hero. Once again Landers achieves an excellent result: colloquial, entirely readable, and authentic, with just the right tone for its narrator whose language one reviewer has called 'racy hoodlum-speak.'"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.
In praise of lies by Patrícia Melo ( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 273 libraries worldwide
A black comedy on a writer of crime novels and a lady zoologist, specializing in snakes, who combine their respective expertise to murder her husband. By a Brazilian writer, author of The Killer.
Inferno by Patrícia Melo ( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Petit roi, un enfant de onze ans jeté dans le chaos du monde, gravit les échelons du pouvoir pour atteindre le haut commandement du gang de trafiquants de drogue qui fait régner la loi dans les favelas de la banlieue de Rio. Il s'agit d'abord d'un enfant qui vole le crucifix en argent de la grand-mère pour acheter du crack. Il devient, pour finir, le cai͏̈d qui traite avec les cartels colombiens.
Black waltz by Patrícia Melo ( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 195 libraries worldwide
A successful and renowned conductor of a major symphony orchestra in Sao Paulo is married to a beautiful and talented violinist, close to thirty years his junior. But his happiness is undermined by two fears: that he will never wholly share her life because, unlike her, he is not Jewish; and that she will be unfaithful to him. Jealousy -- beyond the reach of reason -- haunts his every moment, gnawing at his trust, his love, and ultimately his sanity. Black Waltz opens a fascinating and harrowing window into a mind bordering on paranoia and psychosis. -- Back cover.
Lost world by Patrícia Melo ( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Le tueur Maiquel, héros de O matador, est de retour à Sao Paulo pour l'enterrement de sa tante Rosa. Il découvre que Samantha, sa fille, qu'il n'a pas vu grandir, est tombée aux mains des évangélistes. Riche de l'héritage de Rosa, il part à sa recherche, à travers le Brésil des hors-la-loi, et malgré sa foi dans un avenir meilleur, finit vite par déchanter.
Acqua toffana by Patrícia Melo ( Book )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in Portuguese and French and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Lost world by Patrícia Melo ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Maiquel is an ex-contract killer whoʹs been a fugitive for ten years -- ever since his girlfriend Erica ran off with his daughter, took up with an evangelical pastor and disappeared from his life. When his aunt dies, leaving him a house and a savings account, Maiquel has a fresh chance to find the lost world of his onetime family. Breaking all the rules in the book, including his own, he sets out on a relentless journey to seek revenge. -- Back cover.
Jonas, o copromanta by Patrícia Melo ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in Portuguese and held by 36 libraries worldwide
O matador = Le Tueur : roman by Patrícia Melo ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Ladrão de cadáveres by Patrícia Melo ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Portuguese and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Éloge du mensonge by Patrícia Melo ( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in French and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Infierno by Patrícia Melo ( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Enfer by Patrícia Melo ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 13 libraries worldwide
O Xangô de Baker Street ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Portuguese and held by 11 libraries worldwide
"Para Sherlock Holmes aquele seria mais um caso como outro qualquer, a não ser por um pequeno detalhe-- aconteceu no Brasil. Agora, ele precisará muito mais do que su formalidade britânica, faro apurado e seu fiel ajudante ao descobrir que neste país nada é elementar."--Container.
Ich töte, du stirbst Roman by Patrícia Melo ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Liegen duurt het langst by Patrícia Melo ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Dutch and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Als een derderangs schrijver een vrouw ontmoet met een manie voor slangen verandert zijn leven drastisch.
O Homem do Ano The man of the year ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and Portuguese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Un pari idiot entre amis transforme Maiquel, un homme ordinaire, en assassin professionnel et en héros de son quartier. Par ses actions meurtrières au service de la communauté bien pensante, il gagne le respect des criminels mais aussi de la police, en même temps qu'il éveille la passion de deux femmes. Mais un jour, il commet sa première erreur et doit reprendre en main son destin. [(c)CinEmotions].
Jona, o copromanta by Patrícia Melo ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Portuguese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Man of the year = O homen do ano ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Portuguese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Als Maiquel in Rio de Janeiro bij een vechtpartij in de kroeg de vechtersbaas van de buurt neerschiet wordt hij al snel uitverkozen om de buurt van ander gespuis te zuiveren.
Wer lügt, gewinnt Roman by Patrícia Melo ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
Authors Bernhardt, Sarah,--1844-1923 Brazil Brazilian literature Brazil--Rio de Janeiro Brazil--São Paulo Comedy films Comedy films Conspiracy Crime Criminal investigation Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery stories Drama Drug traffic Feature films Feature films Fiction Film and video adaptations Fugitives from justice Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character) Inheritance and succession Jealousy Juvenile delinquents Marriage Missing persons Motion pictures Murder Murderers Poisonous snakes Psychological fiction Sherlock Holmes films Sherlock Holmes films Soares, Jô Social history Squatter settlements Street children Suspense fiction
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