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José Rodrigues dos Santos visiting Plovdiv March 24, 2010

José Rodrigues dos Santos visiting Plovdiv March 24, 2010

3/24/2010 9:05:34 AM

José Rodrigues dos Santos, the best selling Portuguese writer, is visiting Plovdiv on an invitation by his publisher, the Hermes Publishing House, on March 24, 2010.

Dos Santos will present to the Plovdiv audience his book "A Formula de Deus" (aka. God's Formula) at the Trakart Culture Center the same day, at 6 PM.

He is known to Bulgarian literary fans with his novel "Codex 632".

José Rodrigues dos Santos is a famous journalist, former director of the Portuguese National TV, and a brave reporter of war conflicts from all around the globe: South Africa, Iraq, Israel, Palestine, Bosnia, Serbia, Georgia.

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José Rodrigues dos Santos (born in Beira, Overseas Province of Mozambique, 1st April 1964) is a Portuguese  writer, university lecturer and journalist. Formerly a reporter for the BBC, he has covered more than a dozen wars, teaches journalism at the New University of Lisbon, and anchors the Telejornal  of Rádio e Televisão de Portugal  (RTP).

He was born in the city of Beira, Overseas Province of Mozambique, a Portuguese territory at that time, and lived most of his childhood in Tete, Overseas Province of Mozambique.

Santos has lived in Portugal after the events that led to the independence of Mozambique  in 1975 and the eruption of the Mozambican Civil War in 1977.

Published works:

    * Codex 632: The Secret Identity of Christopher Columbus: A Novel
    * A Fórmula de Deus
    * O Sétimo Selo
    * A Filha do Capitão
    * A Vida num Sopro
    * A Ilha das Trevas
    * Crónicas de Guerra - Vol. II - De Saigão a Bagdade
    * Crónicas de Guerra - Vol. I da Crimeia a Dachau
    * A Verdade da Guerra

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