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David Brookshaw

David Brookshaw was born in London. He is Professor of Luso-Brazilian Studies at Bristol University, UK, with a specialist interest in postcolonial literatures in Portuguese, comparative literature,and literary translation. He has translated a number of books by Mia Couto, including Sleepwalking Land (2006), and A River Called Time. He has also compiled an anthology of stories by the Portuguese writer José Rodrigues Miguéis, who lived for many years in New York City, The Polyhedric Mirror: Tales of American Life, as well as translating stories of immigrant life in North America by the Portuguese/Azorean writer Onésimo Almeida, Tales from the Tenth Island, both of which were published in 2006.

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