The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author

JOSÉ SARAMAGO (1922–2010) was the author of many novels, among them Blindness, All the Names, Baltasar and Blimunda, and The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis. In 1998 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780156996938
ISBN-10: 0156996936
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: April 27th, 1992
Pages: 368
Language: English
Series: Harvest in Translation