Savia Viegas

Sita Valles: A Revolutionary Until Death by Leonor Figueiredo

Sita Valles: A Revolutionary Until Death by Leonor Figueiredo

By Savia Viegas

Issue no. 11

A biography titled, Sita Valles: A Revolutionary Until Death, (Goa 1556, 2018) by Leonor Figueiredo and translated from the Portuguese by D. A. Smith, pieces together the life of this firebrand rebel, and the controversies that surround it.  Despite the lacunae of source material, the book has been extensively researched, and builds a lucid and unbiased narrative of Valles.