(2)
 
The History of the Siege of Lisbon
by Jose Saramago and Giovanni Pontiero

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...

 
Paperback
  • Retail Price: $14.00
  • $11.34
    (Save 19%)

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

In Stock.

FREE Shipping for Club Members
Not a member? Join Today!
 
 
New & Used Marketplace 94 copies from $2.99
 
eBook
Retail Price: $14.00
$10.49
(Save 19%)

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

Download

This item is available only to U.S. and Canada billing addresses.
 
 
 

More About The History of the Siege of Lisbon by Jose Saramago; Giovanni Pontiero
 
 
 
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.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780156006248
  • ISBN-10: 0156006243
  • Publisher: Harvest Books
  • Publish Date: September 1998
  • Page Count: 324


Related Categories

Books > Fiction > Historical - General

 
BAM Customer Reviews

DISCUSSION