Contos (Eça de Queiroz)

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Contos is a collection of short stories by the Portuguese writer Eça de Queiroz. It was first published in 1902, two years after his death.

Story titles[edit]

  • Singularidades de uma rapariga loura (Peculiarities of a Fair-haired Girl)
  • Um poeta lírico (A Lyric Poet)
  • No moinho (The Mill)
  • Civilização (Civilization)
  • O tesouro (The Treasure)
  • Frei Genebro (Friar Genebro)
  • Adão e Eva no Paraíso (Adam and Eve in Paradise)
  • A aia (The Nurse)
  • O defunto (The Hanged Man: literally, The Defunct One)
  • José Matias
  • A perfeição (The Perfection)
  • O suave milagre (The Soft Miracle)

"Singularidades de uma rapariga Loura" (Peculiarities of a Fair-haired Gir) was adapted to cinema by Portuguese filmmaker Manoel de Oliveira in 2009. See Eccentricities of a Blonde-haired Girl.