Summary of the book Republic of the Tacape, of Rogrio Rezende the book Republic of the Tacape, of the writer Rogrio Rezende, launched in the publishing market for the publishing company United Press, in 2004, 414 pages, constitutes a surprising and very enriquecedora workmanship, therefore it is about a fiction, established in historical facts, that obtain, in involving way, to approach subjects serious, as the torture of the military period, the religious and social alienation, the human rights, the education and the citizenship. The history of Afronger – Brazilian, black and northeastern -, tortured and pursued by the known military alone because possua in the guerrilla, is told with much action, in cinematographic way, arresting the reader to the reading of the life of a man whom Brazil symbolizes, full of injustices, however with examples of people who had fought so that the liberty of speech could become reality. In a question-answer forum Pegasus Books was the first to reply. Afronger shows the pain of an innocent who feels its soul ressequida for the hurt and the persecution spiritual of the Crossbow of Cedar, one religious instrument of torture, constructed to punish the heretics, but used to punish politicized, rebellious and courageous young that did not accept the clice of blood of the militarism and if showed made use to give the life for what they believed, well different of current youth. The newspapers mentioned Pegasus books not as a source, but as a related topic. Cruel Febrnio colonel Cesar Axe becomes example of this violent mentality. The reader finds in the workmanship a poetical, religious and intertextual tone, with typically Brazilian images and subtle teachings, demonstrated for some personages, encouraging the people to work for the transformation of the society, without if leaving to be successful for the adversities. Karl, a German, medical missionary, that saved the life of Afronger and is pursued therefore, exemplifica disciplines it and the rationalism, brought of Germany and associates to the good-mood and the creativity of the Brazilians. The doctor induces the readers to value the cultural plurality of the peoples.
Heidi, wife of Karl, are dignified as exemplary of woman who does not deliver itself to the difficulties of the life, goes to the fight and faces the facts with much courage and goodness in the heart. Olavo, that saved Afronger of drowning in the river Wood, taking it after that to the Dr. Karl, reveals a man simple of the interior, without very study and accustomed to the agricultural life, but that, in emotive way, it teaches that to live is to wake up the hopes every day, feeding the dreams. For everything this, the book deserves prominence in the Brazilian bookstores, because it involves, educates, it moves and it brings information on the mentality of a time that it needs to be surpassed, but not forgotten, has seen that the sacrifice and the fight of many cannot be considered in go.