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Jorge Amado was one of the greatest Brazilian writers of the twentieth century. His twenty-one novels are distinguished by a passionate concern for social justice and a tender but exuberant vision of the comedy of life. They have been translated into forty-six languages and published in sixty countries. He died in August 2001, aged 88.

Books by Jorge Amado

Home Is The Sailor

An novel of adventure, love and seafaring from one of the finest Brazillian novelists of the twentieth century.

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The Violent Land

From the foremost Brazilian novelist of the twentieth century: an exotic tale of greed, madness, and seduction set in Brazil's lush, cocoa-growing forests.

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