Mulatto by Aluísio Azevedo

298 pages missing pub info (editions)

fiction classics romance challenging emotional slow-paced


Set in the provincial Brazilian state of Maranhao before the abolition of slavery and the establishment of the first republic, this scathing expose relates the story of Raimundo, a young Brazilian of liberal ideas. Mulatto is also a love story, se...

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challenging 100%
tense 100%


slow 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 100%

Strong character development?

No: 100%

Loveable characters?

No: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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