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Baltasar & Blimunda

Author: José Saramago
Publisher: London : Harvill, 2001, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In early 18th-century Lisbon, Baltasar, a soldier who has lost his left hand in battle, falls in love with Blimunda, a young girl with visionary powers. From the day that he follows her home from the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Magic realism (Literature)
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: José Saramago
ISBN: 1860469019 9781860469015
OCLC Number: 47037980
Language Note: Translation from the Portuguese.
Notes: Reprinted with editorial amendments removed: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, 1998. - This translation originally published: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovitch, 1987 ; London: Cape, 1988.
Description: 343 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Memorial do convento.
Responsibility: José Saramago ; translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero.

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