The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis

The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis

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by José Saramago
     
 

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The year: 1936. Europe dances while an invidious dictator establishes himself in Portugal. The city: Lisbon-gray, colorless, chimerical. Ricardo Reis, a doctor and poet, has just come home after sixteen years in Brazil. Translated by Giovanni Pontiero.See more details below

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The year: 1936. Europe dances while an invidious dictator establishes himself in Portugal. The city: Lisbon-gray, colorless, chimerical. Ricardo Reis, a doctor and poet, has just come home after sixteen years in Brazil. Translated by Giovanni Pontiero.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Ricardo Reis meets dead Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa and encounters two women who may be figments of Pessoa's poetry in this extraordinarily nuanced novel.

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ISBN-13:
9780547546926
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/27/1992
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
418,507
File size:
1 MB

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