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José Luís Peixoto

Biography

José Luís Peixoto was born in 1974 in Galveias. He studied English and German at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa and then taught. He has been hailed as the new Saramago, because of his use of fantasy. He isn’t. As well as novels, short stories and poetry, he has also written plays and collaborated with the Gothic band Moonspell on a joint musical/book production.

Other links

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His blog (also in Portuguese, Spanish, French, Italian)
José Luís Peixoto (in Portuguese)
Interview (in Portuguese)

Bibliography

2000 Morreste-me (story)
2000 Nenhum Olhar (UK: Blank Gaze; US: The Implacable Order of Things) (novel)
2001 A Criança em Ruínas (poetry)
2002 Uma Casa na Escuridâo (novel)
2002 A Casa, a Escuridâo (poetry)
2003 Antídoto (stories)
2004 Ensaio (drama)
2006 Minto Até ao Dizer que Minto (novel)
2006 Cemitério de Pianos (The Piano Cemetery) (novel)
2007 Hoje Nâo (stories)
2007 Cal (poems, stories, drama)
2008 Gaveta de papéis (poetry)
2008 Os guardas do Museu de Bagdad (drama)
2010 Livro (novel)
2011 Abraço (memoir)
2012 Dentro do Segredo – Uma viagem na Coreia do Norte (travel)
2012 A mãe que chovia (childen’s)
2014 Galveias (novel)