The Passion According to G.H. by Clarice Lispector

"The Passion According to G.H." is a philosophical novel that delves into the existential crisis of a wealthy Brazilian woman who, after killing a cockroach in her maid's room, experiences a profound metaphysical crisis. The narrative unfolds as a stream of consciousness that explores themes of identity, existence, and the nature of reality. The protagonist's journey forces her to confront her own humanity, the concept of nothingness, and the chaotic, interconnected nature of life. It's a profound and introspective exploration of the human condition and the meaning of existence.

The 1558th greatest book of all time


Published
1964
Nationality
Brazilian
Type
Fiction
Pages
150-200
Words
45,000
Original Language
Portuguese

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