A amante do governador (pt)
José Rodrigues dos Santos
Chinese civil war
Second world war
Love and war at the clash of empires.
The Macau of junk and sampan boats, casinos and opium, Leal Senado and Praia Grande, Fat Siu Lao, Grémio Militar and Clube de Macau, Porto Interior and Porta do Cerco, rickshaws, Chinese smugglers and Russian dancers, mahjong and corruption, patois, Art Carneiro songs and hockey games at Caixa Escolar. And refugees, bombings and hunger.
Based on true events, The Governor's Mistress rescues the days of Macau under Japanese siege and shows how Portugal kept the only Western flag hanging in the Far East throughout the Second World War.
The great Portuguese novel is back signed by José Rodrigues dos Santos, the master of our letters.
Books and movies to discover Macau