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Roberto Drummond

Biography

Roberto Drummonda was born in 1933 in Belo Horizonte. The family moved around. He initially worked as a journalist, starting in Belo Horizonte, before working for a brief time in Rio de Janeiro. He returned to Belo Horizonte and took up writing, having success with his first novel A morte de D.j. em Paris. He went on to write more novels, having his greatest success with Hilda Furacão (Hilda Hurricane). He continued to present sports on television and was a keen supporter of the football team Clube Atlético Mineiro. He died of heart problems in 2002, on the day Brazil beat England in the World Cup.

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Bibliography

1971 A morte de D.j. em Paris
1978 O dia em que Ernest Hemingway morreu crucificado
1980 Sangue de coca-cola
1982 Quando fui morto em Cuba
1984 Hitler manda lembranças
1988 Ontem à noite era sexta-feira
1991 Hilda Furacão (Hilda Hurricane) (novel)
1993 Inês é morta
1993 O homem que subornou a morte & Outras histórias
2001 Magalhães: navegando contra o vento O cheiro de Deus
2002 Os mortos não dançam valsa
2004 Dia de São Nunca à tarde
2007 Uma Paixão em Preto e Branco