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Brazilian urban novel
During the 80's, Lima presents an obscure talk-show interviewing the most bizarre characters with surreal conversations.
The talk-show is on TV at dawn; it has a misterious sponsor and there's no audience! Out of the blue, the program becomes a blockbuster, despite the hour and against all odds...
About the novel Assombros Urbanos:
"…in other words, in order to portrait the inconsistency of society, Dionisio Jacob created an extremely profound character. His Luis Vidigal shows all the contradictions which involves the show business. And this explodes in his fragile structure. As if with a pleasant and consistent way, the author show us that the world is becoming more and more weird…"
Maurício Melo Júnior – Jornal do Brasil