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Baltasar and Blimunda - José Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero
Baltasar and Blimunda
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From the recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature, a “brilliant...enchanting novel” (New York Times Book Review) of romance, deceit, religion, and magic set in eighteenth-century Portugal at the height of the Inquisition. National bestseller. Translated by Giovanni Pontiero.
From the recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature, a “brilliant...enchanting novel” (New York Times Book Review) of romance, deceit, religion, and magic set in eighteenth-century Portugal at the height of the Inquisition. National bestseller. Translated by Giovanni Pontiero.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780156005203 (0156005204)
ASIN: 156005204
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 343
Edition language: English
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Nataša Pantović Nuit
Nataša Pantović Nuit rated it
5.0 The Best, so glad it found me...
The Best. Subtle. Beautifully written. Unassuming. Adam and Eve. Yin and Yang. 2 halves of the same apple. A simple love story. Spiritual. Unusual setting. Will stay with me. Love Jose. Always...
My Very Own Book Mayhem
My Very Own Book Mayhem rated it
3.0 Memorial do Convento
3 starsI confess my expectations weren't very high for this book. People always ranted about how boring it would be, and I believed them.I actually enjoyed the "Memorial". Yes, it is a historical romance situated in the eighteenth century's prejudiced and excessively religious Portugal, but it is al...
Gatta ci cova
Gatta ci cova rated it
5.0 Memoriale del convento
Portogallo, XVIII secolo.Storia e fantasia si fondono e si confondono.Giovanni V re del Portogallo impegnato a ingravidare la sua sposa. Blimunda la veggente e, il suo grande amore, Baltasar con una mano e un uncino. Padre Bartolomeu e il suo “uccellaccio”, Scarlatti e la musica del suo clavicembalo...
BookWatcher
BookWatcher rated it
Nothing to say, only that reading you will understand why Saramago is a literature nobel winner. He is too damn good! I love his books, and this is really a master piece of the literature. It's also a Romantic story, BUT reading Saramago you must be prepare for everything... he will play will all yo...
I, the booklover
I, the booklover rated it
4.0
Muito bom livro.
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