Francisco Luís Gomes’ novel is available online.
Incidentally, it has been seen [http://1857revolt.wordpress.com/2010/09/07/titles-in-portuguese/
] as one of the three titles in Portuguese which count as a response “in Europe” to the 1857 revolt in North India. The other two are Dr Felix Maynard’s translated work De Delhi a Cawnpore : diario de uma senhora ingleza : paginas da insurreição da India
, and Canto do Indio; in: Poesias de Ernesto Cibrão, 1857-1860, Paris 1861
Gomes’ work in Portuguese is at:
Thanks to Dale Menezes for the link.
Sandra Lobo commented, via Goa-Research-Net:
That is a very interesting information Frederick. I’ve never heard of this Ernesto Cibrão, so I do think it would be worth researching about him.