Book
French
Title
La sibylle
Author
Agustina Bessa Luís
Language
French
Original language
Portuguese
Original title
A Sibila
Publisher
Paris: Gallimard, 1982
292 p.
ISBN
2-07-025392-9

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About Agustina Bessa Luís

Agustina Bessa-Luís, GOSE (Portuguese: [ɐɣuʃˈtinɐ ˈbɛsɐ luˈiʃ]; 15 October 1922 – 3 June 2019) was a Portuguese writer.

From 1986 and 1987, she was director of the daily O Primeiro de Janeiro (Porto). From 1990 to 1993, she was director of the Teatro Nacional D. Maria II (Lisbon).

Her novels have been adapted for the screen by director Manoel de Oliveira: Fanny Owen ("Francisca"), Abraham's Valley, and The Lands of Risk ("The Convent"), in addition to the Party. Her novel As Terras do Risco was the basis for the film O Convento in 1995.

Awards

She was awarded the Camões Prize in 2004.

Works

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