- Category : Writers-Fiction
- Type : ME
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (8,31,33)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Incarnation 1
Nélida Piñon is a Brazilian author
Piñon was born in 1937 in Rio de Janeiro of Galician immigrants.
Her first novel was Guia-Mapa de Gabriel Arcanjo (The Guidebook of Archangel Gabriel), written in 1961, it concerns a protagonist discussing Christian doctrine with her guardian angel. In the 1970s she became noted for erotic novels A casa de paixão (The House of Passion) and A força do destino (The Force of Destiny), written in 1977.
In 1984 she perhaps had her greatest success with A Republica dos Sonhos, English translation The Republic of Dreams. The work involves generations of a family from Galicia who emigrated to Brazil. This relates to her own family's experience.
She is a former President of Academia Brasileira de Letras (Brazilian Academy of Letters).
Resources in other liarybraries
Fundador (Founders) (pre-1971)
A Casa da Paixão (The House of Passion) (1972)
A força do destino (The Force of Destiny) (1977)
The Republic of Dreams, tr. Helen Lane, University of Texas Press (1991
A doce cançao de Caetana (The Sweet Song of Caetana) (1987)
I love my husband.
O Pão de Cada Dia
Walmap Prize, 1970, for her historical novel, ´Fundador´ (Founders)
Mario de Andrade-Prize, 1973, from the Association of Arts Critics in São Paulo for her novel, "A casa de paixão".
Brazilian Writers’ Union Prize, 1987.
FIL Award, 1995.
Menéndez Pelayo International Prize, 2003