Fernando Pessoa

27/02/2009

Damian from Damian Kelleher Reviews and Fiction has posted an essay on the South Wing website concerning the interesting work of Portuguese author and critic Fernando Pessoa.  For those of you not familiar with him (myself included), this essay provides a concise introduction to a seemingly fascinating artist.  Check it out here.

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