The Crime of Father Amaro
by Jose Maria Eca De Queiros, Margaret Jull Costa
Paperback- $9.96

An unflinching portrait of a priest who seduces his landlady's daughter, made into an acclaimed and controversial motion picture.

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  "" by [email protected] (see profile) 01/08/17

An insightful look at religious hypocrisy in the 1870's. Since then, religious hypocrisy has kept an even keel and made steady progress. It's amazing that the book was published in 1875 in a Catholic country. A film based on the book was banned in Mexico in 2002.

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