Portuguese Stories and Novellas

This is the second of a two-volume selection of short fiction from Portugal, drawing on writing from after World War II. Included in the text are: Domingos Monteiro's Paternity ; Branquinho da Fonseca's The Baron ; Miguel Torga's Alma-Grande ; Joaquim Paco d'Arcos's The Story of Venancio ; Manuel da Fonseca's Maria Altinha ; Maria Judite de Carvalho's So Many People, Mariana ; Herberto Helder's The Police ; and Mario de Carvalho's Professo Pfiglzz and his Strange Companion .