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Valdir Peres, Juanito and Poloskei

Brazilian Bonanza Episode 3 of 3

Valdir Peres, Juanito and Poloskei is by Antonio Prata. On a suburban street in 1980s Brazil, status and wealth are measured by the size and sophistication of the toys received on birthdays and at Christmas.
Antonio Prata has published nine books, including Douglas (2001), Adulterado (2009) and most recently, Meio intelectual, meio de esquerda (2010). He also writes for television and contributes a literary column to the newspaper Folha de S.Paulo.

Daniel Hahn is a writer, editor and translator. He is the recipient of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. He is currently national programme director of the British Centre for Literary Translation.

Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt.
Translated by Daniel Hahn.
Abridged by Miranda Davies.
Produced by Elizabeth Allard.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Thu 1 Jun 2017 21:00


Role Contributor
ReaderJulian Rhind-Tutt
ProducerElizabeth Allard
AbridgerMiranda Davies
AuthorAntonio Prata