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    Tertuliano Maximo Afonso is depressed. He lives alone, teaches history and is only halfheartedly commited to his girlfriend, Maria da Paz. That is until one night he watches a movie and sees upon the screen a man who looks exactly like him, his twin in every physical way. His double.
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    He rents and watches all the movies he can find that may have his double in them. He writes to the production company requesting information about the actor. Finally he tracks the man down to his home address, wearing a disguise and observing him from afar.   Tertuliano wants to meet this man face to face and find out who he is.   
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   nature of existence (heavy philosophy)

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Age:    -   40's-50's


Europe    -   Yes City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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