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Author Machado de Assis
Country Brazil
Language Portuguese
Publication date

Ressurreição (Resurrection) is a novel written by the Brazilian writer Machado de Assis. It was first published in 1872. The author explained in this book that his idea when he wrote the book was put on action this thinking of Shakespeare: [1]

Our doubts are traitors,
And make us lose the good we oft might win,
By fearing to attempt.


  1. ^ Ressureicao by Machado. Accessed August 26, 2012.