By Darrell Kastin
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from the fertile volcanic soil and the ocean and mists surrounding the
Azorean islands, the characters who inhabit those tales combination realism
with magic. just like the 9 Muses, every one island has its personal special
attributes. even if looking for love, strength, or which means, these
characters are topic to the whims of destiny and Fortune. the following the
commonplace current confronts forces either traditional and supernatural. In
the Azorean microcosm, they arrive to symbolize a much higher sphere,
embodying the foibles and idiosyncrasies of humanity the area over.
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