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The Hour of the Star
The narrator of the novel is the fictional writer of the story. He describes the feelings he has as he creates the character Macabea from the face of a girl from the North-East of Brazil he sees in a market. Where will his imagination take Macabea? Macabea exists therefore she is. She is a quiet and simple girl brought up by her strict aunt and at the time of the story is a virgin. She meets the macho Olimpico, who has killed a man and dreams of becom...