Cristóvão Tezza, born in 1952, is a Brazilian novelist and university professor. He has published several novels, and a creative autobiography. Tezza’s most successful work so far has been O filho eterno, The Eternal Son, published in 2007. It has received many awards, translated in many languages (not in Finnish though) and adapted as a play as well as a movie. The latest novel Professor (published in Finnish in the spring 2018 by Aviador) is considered as his most brilliant and mature work.