Carola Saavedra was born in Chile in and moved to Brazil at the age of three. In Blue Flowers (“Flores azuis”), Saavedra tells an ingenious story about a. 25 dez. Carola Saavedra is the author of O Inventário das Coisas Ausentes ( avg rating, ratings, 19 reviews, published ), Flores Azuis. Carola Saavedra has 14 books on Goodreads with ratings. Carola Saavedra’s most popular book is The Hunger Angel. Flores Azuis by. Carola Saavedra.

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Carola Saavedra was born in Chile in and moved to Brazil at the age of three. She has lived and studied in Spain, France and Germany, where she graduated in media studies. She is currently living in Rio de Janeiro.

Books by Carola Saavedra (Author of Tudo o que Tenho Levo Comigo)

Saavedra was selected as one of the twenty promising new authors in Brazilian azyis by Granta magazine. Firstly Anna, an aspiring actress of humble origins who sees a German filmmaker as her means of being taken seriously and achieving fame and recognition.

Moving to his home village in Germany soon after meeting, reality, exacerbated by not knowing the language, is very different to her expectations.


Then there is melancholic Maikea young German girl who, for no apparent reason, decides to study Portuguese at florees to the disgust of her parents, both lawyers.

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She gradually discovers that her unlikely connection with the language and Brazil is growing stronger. And there is a third character, unnamed, who at the age of fourteen is forced by her mother to leave her home in the interior of Brazil to work as a saavedr servant in Rio de Janeiro, where, like so many similar cases, complex relationships will develop in her dealings with her employers.

They are three very distinct, saaevdra strongly interconnected, women who experience a growing situation of abandonment and exile – whether geographical or emotional. The journey that each one of them embarks on is a way of “returning home”, in the quest to unveil their true identity.

With her characteristically meaningful insinuations and wonderful prose, Saavedra makes this novel a fascinating reading experience. Carola Saavedra displays the talent of someone who is deservedly regarded as one of the leading exponents of Brazilian literature today.

It is her attempt to come to terms with her relationship with Alex and figure out who she fllores without him and their mutual friend Karen, whom they both left behind when she fell terminally ill.

In beautiful and concise language, Saavedra questions the traditional idea of relationships and takes the reader to the inner self of an unusual woman.


Landscape with Dromedary delicately and brilliantly takes up the big and insoluble questions of existence. When the glores divorced Marcos opens some letters addressed to his previous tenant and referring to the end of a love story, his whole life begins to fall apart. The more he feels drawn to the mysterious A.

And maybe the letters are not reaching him merely by chance after all… Written in refined prose, Flores azuis plays with what the unsaid can achieve in a very elaborate way. Le Monde diplomatique Brazil.

Books by Carola Saavedra

Companhia das Letrasp. Tajamar Spanish rights for America English and Dutch sample translations available. English, Spanish and Dutch sample translations available. English sample translation available. Livros de Seda Do lado de fora.

Der schwarze Sohn Gottes. Best of Young Brazilian Novelists.

Carola Saavedra

Alfaguarap. English sample translation available Portugal: Do lado de fora 7Letras68 p. Best of Young Brazilian Novelists London: