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  • Paperback
  • 224 pages
  • Leite Derramado
  • Chico Buarque
  • Portuguese
  • 01 December 2018

10 thoughts on “Leite Derramado

  1. Baba Baba says:

    Critically acclaimed by the literary critics as an outstanding novel of our time , Spilt Milk has a hundred year old man in a public hospital non linearly recounting his life, from the Brazilian upper classes to his great grandson being a small time drug dealer and all of that in between especially remembering the love of his life, and all this he recounts mostly to the ceiling, porters, nurses and the odd visiting relative that he often doesn t recognise 5 out of 12.


  2. Jim Fonseca Jim Fonseca says:

    An old man dying in a hospital and on morphine, reminisces to himself and to the nurses about his life So the entire book is basically a diatribe interspersed with remarks about his care and other patients he doesn t like His life was on the downhill side of great ancestors who helped found Brazil and consorted with European royalty there are family pictures of great great grandpa with Queen Victoria On his mother s side he tells us he can show us her family tree in the street names of Ri An old man dying in a hospital and on morphine, reminisces to himself and to the nurses about his life So the entire book is basically a diatribe interspersed with remarks about his care and other patients he doesn t like His life was on the downhill side of great ancestors who helped found Brazil and consorted with European royalty there are family pictures of great great grandpa with Queen Victoria On his mother s side he tells us he can show us her family tree in the street names of Rio His own father was a national senator in Brazil, but he never made it that high up the ladder Mainly he reminisces about how and why he lost his wife who disappeared or ran away or perhaps died in a tuberculosis asylum and to what extent she was or wasn t faithful to him Only his daughter whom we assume is also elderly, since he is approaching 100 comes to visit him Sounds boring but it s actually quite fascinating and we learn a lot about upper class Brazil in the 1940 s and 1950 s I ve also reviewed this author s good book, Turbulence


  3. Fabio Fabio says:

    chico shows dreams, memories and mistakes of a person on his deathbed.


  4. Natalie Natalie says:

    Eul lio Montenegro d Assump o descendant of Portuguese nobility, former weapons dealer, great great grandfather of a Brazilian drug dealer lies in a hospital bed in his one hundredth year of life and remembers As Eul lio says, Memory is truly a pandemonium, but it s all in there after rummaging around a little the owner can find all manner of things In his old age and infirmity, his stories blend and blur, weaving together past and present through images, emotions, and associations in Eul lio Montenegro d Assump o descendant of Portuguese nobility, former weapons dealer, great great grandfather of a Brazilian drug dealer lies in a hospital bed in his one hundredth year of life and remembers As Eul lio says, Memory is truly a pandemonium, but it s all in there after rummaging around a little the owner can find all manner of things In his old age and infirmity, his stories blend and blur, weaving together past and present through images, emotions, and associations in a rich tapestry of national and family history Chico Buarque s newest novel, Spilt Milk, from Grove Press, is told in Eul lio s voice compelling, relentless, and full of character The short novel was awarded two of Brazil s leading literary prizes when it was originally published in Portuguese in 2009 Alison Entrekin s translation from the Portuguese is vivid and lively Buarque is well known as a musician in Brazil, and his prose has a rhythmic, musical quality to it that carries the reader forward effortlessly.The story reveals Brazilian history through the decline of the Assump o family Eul lio s great great grandfather arrived in Brazil with the Portuguese court His grandfather was an aristocratic plantation owner His father was a powerful, womanizing senator Our narrator Eul lio has lost power, his wealth, and his wife The Eul lios that follow in the family line are criminals and drug dealers They become interchangeable His family line is inextricably tied to the changing social structure of Brazil Rio de Janeiro looks like a family tree if you don t believe me have an errand boy go buy a map of the city The family mis fortunes are reflected in the changing geography from the grand plantation, to Copacabana, to, first, a pair of apartments in the city, then a single apartment, to a hospital room, and eventually to a stretcher in a hospital hallway.Eul lio tells of his family and his colleagues, but most of all, he talks of Matilde Matilde, his wife, who abandoned him Matilde, who haunts him He returns again and again to his recollections of his wife with skin the colour of cinnamon Episodes are retold sometimes with different details , but according to Eul lio, if with age we tend to repeat certain stories, it s not senility, but because certain stories don t stop happening in us until the end of our lives The people and the events at his emotional core, that shaped his life, are the ones that keep recurring in his mind People, places, and times become confused My memories, and memories of memories of memories, are so numerous that I m not sure in which layer of recollection I was just now But even in his senility and confusion, the story of Eul lio s life reveals how personal history engages with national history.Spilt Milk is a masterful novel about memory, family, nation, and self Do yourself a favour and pick it up


  5. Abuela Linda Abuela Linda says:

    I admire the style He portrays an elderly, dying man who is losing control of his life or actually lost it years ago and desperately wants to be remembered by someone and to tell his story, which changes with each retelling If only the protagonist had been alikeable character, I might have beeninvolved Instead, I found myself wanting to flee his bedside, just as it appeared the young attendants did He continued to be a boring, self centered old man The book includes a lot of c I admire the style He portrays an elderly, dying man who is losing control of his life or actually lost it years ago and desperately wants to be remembered by someone and to tell his story, which changes with each retelling If only the protagonist had been alikeable character, I might have beeninvolved Instead, I found myself wanting to flee his bedside, just as it appeared the young attendants did He continued to be a boring, self centered old man The book includes a lot of criticism of the dictators in Brazil, subtly woven into this dying man s memoirs But it misses its mark with foreign readers who do not know much about Brazil s history This is not a book that exports well Chico Buarque is a talented musician and writer Now, Chico, please write somethinginteresting


  6. Charlotte Charlotte says:

    You can read this book in one sitting, for it is written in such a quietly captivating way that you are oblivious to time passing around you as you enter the character s reveries If, like me, you were unaware of the history and culture behind modern day Brazil let alone its aristocratic heritage this book will educate you well in depicting development of the country through the 20th century.I would recommend as an insightful read that succeeds in captivating the undying lust of youth, altho You can read this book in one sitting, for it is written in such a quietly captivating way that you are oblivious to time passing around you as you enter the character s reveries If, like me, you were unaware of the history and culture behind modern day Brazil let alone its aristocratic heritage this book will educate you well in depicting development of the country through the 20th century.I would recommend as an insightful read that succeeds in captivating the undying lust of youth, although would point out that the chapters jumping through time can be confusing to keep up with at points


  7. Bobby Bobby says:

    I gave Spilt Milk two out of five stars due to its lack of organization, unnecessary sexual descriptions, and absence of quotations.The main character, Eulalio, spends the whole book recalling events from his life in no order whatsoever At one moment he is mourning his wife s death, and at another he is a young child eating goiabada served by his family s maid The lack of chronological organization distracts the reader from the storyline and leaves them wondering as to whether the mentioned ev I gave Spilt Milk two out of five stars due to its lack of organization, unnecessary sexual descriptions, and absence of quotations.The main character, Eulalio, spends the whole book recalling events from his life in no order whatsoever At one moment he is mourning his wife s death, and at another he is a young child eating goiabada served by his family s maid The lack of chronological organization distracts the reader from the storyline and leaves them wondering as to whether the mentioned event even relates to Eulalio s present situation.The main character s sexual drive and curiosity detracts from the main themes of slavery and lost love as onthan one occasion Eulalio is found lusting over his servants or describing his fantasies of his wife Although every sexual description is somehow related to the narrative, they end up depreciating the value of the main themes.In Brazilian literature, indented lines are used to indicate direct speech as opposed to quotation marks In the translated copy of Spilt Milk that I read, the translator didn t seems to understand this cross cultural literary nuance which made understanding and following the main character s train of thought very difficult.The poor sequential management was only magnified by the lack of quotations That along with the detraction from the central arguments because of Eulalio s intimate desires ruined the book for me I would not recommend it to a friend


  8. tomwrote tomwrote says:

    I admire elements of this book The structure, the atmosphere, the history smuggled in, the commentary on time and social upheaval are all solid But I can t say that I enjoyed it I don t need characters to be likeable or good or anything but themselves and telling a story through a character who narrates, unreliably, disjointedly and repetitively isn t in itself wrong What moved this from a pleasure to a chore was a particular whine in the narrator s tone that hit a nerve with me It may well I admire elements of this book The structure, the atmosphere, the history smuggled in, the commentary on time and social upheaval are all solid But I can t say that I enjoyed it I don t need characters to be likeable or good or anything but themselves and telling a story through a character who narrates, unreliably, disjointedly and repetitively isn t in itself wrong What moved this from a pleasure to a chore was a particular whine in the narrator s tone that hit a nerve with me It may well be authentic for an embittered man reviewing a life of disappointment but it didn t make for good company


  9. Horacio Samaniego Horacio Samaniego says:

    Very nice lovely in fact.


  10. Laura Laura says:

    I don t usually like to provide a synopsis since Goodreads usually does, but since it is lacking I ve copied one I ve borrowed fromSpilt Milk is the story told by hundred year old Eul lio d Assump o as he lies on his deathbed, rambling to his nurses and visitors through a haze of morphine and memory Ribald, hectoring, and occasionally delusional, Eul lio jumps through time and space, melding history and fantasy to unravel the story of his family, his heritage, and a changing nation I don t usually like to provide a synopsis since Goodreads usually does, but since it is lacking I ve copied one I ve borrowed fromSpilt Milk is the story told by hundred year old Eul lio d Assump o as he lies on his deathbed, rambling to his nurses and visitors through a haze of morphine and memory Ribald, hectoring, and occasionally delusional, Eul lio jumps through time and space, melding history and fantasy to unravel the story of his family, his heritage, and a changing nation He begins by retracing his youth as the son of a conservative Brazilian senator and wealthy coffee exporter Proud of his noble heritage and eager to recount it for anyone within earshot he recalls trips to Europe with his father, who introduces him to cocaine, sex, and a disciplinary whip that has been passed down through four generations of military men At his father s funeral, the teenage Eul lio falls powerfully in love with a dark skinned choir girl named Matilde His memory floods with exquisite detail as he recalls their furtive after school courtship and the late night rendezvous that led to their unlikely marriage But the birth of their daughter marks a moment of crisis for the Assump o line, and Eul lio struggles to understand why the love of his life seems to be withdrawing from him In Spilt Milk, Buarque conjures an evocative portrait of a man s life, his loves, and the chaos of memory, all set against two hundred years of Brazil s turbulent history Source Milk had me hooked from page 1 due to its unique narrative The main character, Eul lio d Assump o, is re telling his life story Instead of going in a traditional fashion, such as in chronological order, or by themes, it is told as Eul lio remembers We old folks tend to repeat episodes from the past, but never with the same precision, as each memory is already a copy of a previous one Some of his memories are jumbled up, but he strives to tell the story as clearly as possible Memory is truly a pandemonium, but it s all in there after rummaging around a little the owner can find all manner of things What isn t right is for someone from the outside to meddle with it view spoiler Honestly, I found Eul lio a bit hard to like He seemed very selfish and arrogant, yet my heart broke as he retold stories about Matilde since his love never died for her hide spoiler To wrap up, this is a wonderful story Chico Buarque is a talented storyteller, and I hope I am not the lone review on Goodreads much longer


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About the Author: Chico Buarque

Francisco Buarque de Hollanda is popularly known as Chico Buarque, is a singer, guitarist, composer, dramatist, writer and poet He is best known for his music, which often includes social, economic and cultural commentary on Brazil and Rio de Janeiro in particularSon of the academic S rgio Buarque de Hollanda, Buarque lived in several locations throughout his childhood, though mostly in Rio de Janeiro, S o Paulo and Italy He wrote and studied literature as a child and came to music through the bossa nova compositions of Jo o Gilberto He performed music throughout the s as well as writing a play that was deemed dangerous by the Brazilian military dictatorship of the time Buarque, along with several of his fellow musicians, were threatened by the government and eventually left Brazil in He moved to Italy again However, he came back to Brazil in , one year before the others, and continued to record albums, perform, and write, though much of his material was not allowed by government censors He released severalalbums in the s and published three novels in the s and s, all of which were acclaimed criticallyBuarque came from a privileged intellectual family background his father S rgio Buarque de Holanda was a well known historian, sociologist and journalist and his mother Maria Am lia Ces rio Alvim was a painter and pianist He is also brother of the singer Miucha As a child, he was impressed by the musical style of bossa nova, specifically the work of Tom Jobim and Jo o Gilberto He was also interested in writing, composing his first short story at years old and studying European literature, also at a young age One of his most consuming interests, however, was playing soccer, beginning at age four, which he still does today Though he was born in Rio de Janeiro, Buarque spent much of his childhood in Rio de Janeiro, S o Paulo and ItalyBefore becoming a musician, Buarque decided at one point to study architecture at the University of S o Paulo, but this choice did not lead to a career in that field for Buarque often skipped classesHe made his public debut as musician and composer in , rapidly building his reputation at music festivals and television variety shows when bossa nova rhythm came to light and Nara Le o recorded three of his songs His eponymous debut album exemplified his future work, with catchy sambas characterized by inventive wordplay and an undercurrent of nostalgic tragedy Buarque had his first hit with A Banda in , written about a marching band, and soon released severalsingles Although playing bossa nova, during his career, samba and M sica Popular Brasileira would also be widely explored Despite that, Buarque was criticized by two of the leading musicians at the time,Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil as they believed his musical style was overly conservative However, an existentially themed play that Buarque wrote and composed in , Roda Viva Live Cycle , was frowned upon by the military government and Buarque served a short prison sentence because of it He left Brazil for Italy for months in , returning to write his first novel in , which was not targeted by censorstp jobim chico.