The Crime of Father Amaro (Paperback)

Scenes from the Religious Life

By Jose Maria De Eca De Queiros, Margaret Jull Costa (Translator)

New Directions Publishing Corporation, 9780811215329, 480pp.

Publication Date: May 17, 2003

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Set in Leira, Portugal in the 1870s, follows the love affair of young Father Amaro with nubile Am elia, and their interactions with Am elia's mother, her atheist suitor, and her mother's lover, the priest Canon Dias.