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List of notable or famous novelists from Brazil, with bios and photos, including the top novelists born in Brazil and even some popular novelists who immigrated to Brazil. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Brazilian novelists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These novelists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known novelist from Brazil is included when available.

Everything from Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis to Monteiro Lobato is included on this list.

This historic novelists from Brazil list can help answer the questions "Who are some Brazilian novelists of note?" and "Who are the most famous novelists from Brazil?" These prominent novelists of Brazil may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Brazilian novelists.

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Adonias Aguiar Filho was a writer and novelist from Bahia, Brazil, and a member of the Academia Brasileira de Letras. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 75 (1915-1990)

Birthplace: Ilhéus, Brazil

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Arkan Simaan is a French historian of science and a novelist. He was born in Lebanon in 1945. When he was two years old, his family immigrated to Brazil and settled in the city of Anápolis near to Brasilia. The 1964 Brazilian coup d'état overthrew the government of João Goulart just as Simaan had begun studying physics at the University of São Paulo. In response to this, he became a student activist. Sought by the political police and sentenced to jail in absentia, he went underground. His name was then cited in several prosecutions. Forced to flee Brazil, he arrived in Paris in 1970. After a few years in France, Simaan refrained from activities that were connected with his prior political ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 73

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Beatriz Bracher is a screenwriter and novelist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 57

Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil

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Carmen L. Oliveira is a Brazilian novelist. ...more on Wikipedia

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