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Baltasar and Blimunda

Author: José Saramago
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace & Co., 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Harvest edView all editions and formats
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"Portugal, 1711: ... In the midst of the terrors of the Inquisition and the plague, a seemingly mismatched couple discovers the wonders of love. This poetic tale, graced with exquisite historical detail and full of magic and adventure, is a tapestry of human folly and human will."--Back cover.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: José Saramago
ISBN: 0156005204 9780156005203 0151105553 9780151105557 0156006251 9780156006255
OCLC Number: 40545624
Description: 343 p. ; 21 cm.
Other Titles: Memorial do convento.
Responsibility: José Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero.
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In eighteenth-century Portugal, fifty thousand laborers carry stones on their backs across mountains to build the king's convent, a heretical priest devises a magic flying machine--the Passarola--and  Read more...

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