The History of the Siege of Lisbon
by Jose Saramago


Overview - When a Portuguese proofreader rewrites history by changing a word in a text, he unexpectedly wins the heart of his supervisor, Maria Sara, who encourages him to fabricate more in the grand style of a historical romance. Around this seemingly minor episode, Jose Saramago, "Portugal's great fabulist" ("Los Angeles Times") constructs one of his most ambitious, sweeping novels to date, a magical tale of love, memory, and the revision of things past.  Read more...

 
In Stock.

This item is Non-Returnable.
FREE Shipping for Club Members
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 92 copies from $2.99
 
 
 

More About The History of the Siege of Lisbon by Jose Saramago
 
 
 
Overview
When a Portuguese proofreader rewrites history by changing a word in a text, he unexpectedly wins the heart of his supervisor, Maria Sara, who encourages him to fabricate more in the grand style of a historical romance. Around this seemingly minor episode, Jose Saramago, "Portugal's great fabulist" ("Los Angeles Times") constructs one of his most ambitious, sweeping novels to date, a magical tale of love, memory, and the revision of things past.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780156006248
  • ISBN-10: 0156006243
  • Publisher: Mariner Books
  • Publish Date: September 1998
  • Page Count: 324
  • Dimensions: 8.01 x 5.37 x 0.79 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.69 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Fiction > Historical - General

 
BAM Customer Reviews