This companion offers a critical overview of a great part of the literary oeuvre of the acclaimed Mozambican writer and historian João Paulo Borges Coelho. It focuses on a multiplicity of elements central to his literary project, underscoring the originality and complexity of one of the most prominent authors from the Portuguese-speaking world. With contributions from scholars hailing from different academic disciplines including history, this collection offers a compelling and original reading of Borges Coelho's fictional work, engaging with current critical debates in the fields of literary theory, postcolonial studies, world-literature, and eco-criticism. The book advances new critical paths within Portuguese-speaking literary studies from a comparative perspective. At the same time it is addressed to a variety of scholars and advanced students in other, related fields.