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From Porto Santo (ilha), Madeira Portugal
Age 52
Joined Thursday, February 10, 2005
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To my secret Santa 2020.
If you would like to make me happy with something rather than books, here's what you could do:
- make a donation to some NGO related to planting trees, supporting refugees or any of the following causes ; ;
- send me some chocolate (weird flavours welcome, but no gelatine or peanuts please)
- graphic novels/manga (well, these are books, but there's a wide range of titles I still don't know, so please educate me)
- anything related to Shamanism
- anything related to Finland (I love the place)
- otherwise, toss me a letter telling me about yourself and I'll be fine.
Thank you! 🙏


Quando leio, posso ficar quieto. Não preciso de ser nada nem ninguém. E ser tudo ao mesmo tempo.
When I read, I can be quiet. I don't need to be anything or anyone. And be all at once

How Trees Talk to Each Other <-- click to watch

I'm a Nature guy and a daydreamer. And I love trees. "Árvores" is the Portuguese word for "trees".
I miss handwritten letters. Olivia_Lo is my address buddy (just in case).

Metade dos meus livros ficou no nosso pequeno refúgio, na Serra. Só a outra metade veio connosco para a ilha dourada. Por isso, talvez demore um pouco mais de tempo a encontrar um livro que queiras ler. Mas, chegarei lá :-)

Half of my books stayed in our small cottage, in Portuguese inland. Only the other half has come with me to the island. It means that I can take a little longer to find some book you would like to read. But I'll get there, eventually. Thank you for your patience

I see the world without boundaries so, don't be shy :-)

Currently reading/Em leitura:
"O Planalto e a Estepe", Pepetela

Next/A seguir:
- "Incendiary", Chris Cleave (wish list tag 4evagreen)

- "Usagi Yojimbo Book 1", de Stan Sakai (6*)
- "Os Anjos Morrem das Nossas Feridas", de Yasmina Khadra (8*)
- "A Fort of Nine Towers", Qais Akbar Omar (8*)
- "Chew Volume 1: Tasters Choice", John Layman & Rob Guillory (7*)
- "O Diário do Meu Pai", Jiro Taniguchi (9*)
- "Mistérios", Knut Hamsun (5*)
- "Tales from Moominvalley", Tove Jansson (8*)
- "Bombay Smiles", Jaume Santllorente (10*)
- "Instruções para salvar o mundo", Rosa Montero (7*)
- "City of Glass", Paul Auster (Paul Karasik and David Mazzucchelli adapt.) - Graphic Novel (9*)
- "Quando as pombas desaparecem", Sofi Oksanen (6*)
- "Shaman Warrior: Volume One", Park Joong-Ki (9*)
- "Basilisk 1", Futaro Yamada, Masaki Segawa (7*)
- "Basilisk 2", Futaro Yamada, Masaki Segawa (7*)
- "O pianista", Wladyslaw Szpilman (8*)
- "Os Irmãos Karamazov - Coleção L&PM Pocket Mangá" (6*)
- "Attack on Titan", vol.1 - Hajime Isayama (5*)
- "The Return", Dany Laferrière (9*)
- "Cachalote", Daniel Galera, Rafael Coutinho (Novela Gráfica) (7*)
- "Na Floresta", Edna O'Brien (8*)
- "A Whole Life", Robert Seethaler (7*)
- " De mim já nem se lembra", Luiz Ruffato (7*)
- "A bicicleta que tinha bigodes", Ondjaki (9*)
- "A Long Way Gone", Ishmael Beah (8*)
- "Os Funerais da Mamã Grande", Gabriel García Márquez (6*)
- "Lachlan's War", Michael Cannon (7*)

No dia 04.12.2013, decidi aderir ao desafio da irus "1 país - 1 autor", como se nunca tivesse lido nada até esta data. Vou acrescentando essas leituras no mapa
On the 4th of December 2013, I decided to join irus' challenge "1 country - one author", trying to read at least one author from each country, as if I had never read anything before :) The following map helps me to keep track on the results
1 país - 1 autor

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