The Hour of the Star by Clarice Lispector

In a haunting psychological tale of despair and freedom, Macabea is ugly, underfed, sickly, and unloved yet she fascinates Rodrigo because she is unaware of how unhappy she should be

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The 485th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 51st on In Which These Are the 100 Greatest Novels (ThisRecording.com)
  2. - 48 Good Books (University of Buffalo)
  3. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Hour of the Star Paperback 5209854 $92.83 $3.92
The Hour of the Star (Second Edition) Kindle Edition 169695 $7.91 2011
The Hour of the Star Paperback 14942763 $8.75
The Hour of the Star (Second Edition) Paperback 101844 $6.73 $6.70 2011
The Hour of the Star: New Directions Paperbook Audible Audiobook 88608 $12.99 2018
The Hour of the Star (English and Portuguese Edition) Hardcover 4375943 $99.75 $61.54 1986
The Hour of the Star (New Directions Paperbook) Paperback 863467 $60.58 $1.50 1992